Category Archives: Dv partly quashed

43 DV cases for this season ! 43 cases where husband and in laws won and / or maintenance was denied to wife !!

I have been posting 100s of Judgments / orders on 498a, DV, Sec 125 CrPC and many related areas (please see this blog and you will see most of these). Recently I have started categorizing them for easy reference and benefit of readers. Some ago I had posted a summary of bail orders and yet another on 498a cases quashed by courts.

Here is an attempt to collate DV cases, where the husbands / in laws won.

Since money is the main target of most fake matrimonial litigation, DV along with Sec 24, 25 HMA and similar sections of SMA etc are now becoming the chosen tools for women to extract max moolah. Husbands and families need to watch out and protect themselves
I hope this compendium helps
Cases are listed with a # against each just for a count in this blog. these were also shared on other social media. This # series does not have any specific order . I’m only hoping I’ll have a chance to add more victories to these

May I request readers to liberally share these and add fresh cases as comments 


DV Series # 43 : DV 15yrs aftr separation!! MM grants maint etc. Husband runs 2 HC; HC quashes whole tamasha ! married on 8.5.1990 ; son born on 24.2.1991 ; separate since 1992;  divorce case between couple dismissed by lower courts; wife files DV in 2007 !!;  magistrate provides maintenance, money in lieu of residence etc etc ; husband runs to HC;  HC thankfully quashes the case !!!

DV Series#42 : NO MAINTENANCE to wife under Domestic Violence Act as she has sufficient income and concealed it !! Practicing Gynecologist stops declaring full income on income tax returns; harasses ex hubby in various courts / cases ; demands monthly maintenance even though she earns more than ex-husband !! Completely denined maintenance

DV Series#41 : Wife earning equal to husband denied maintenance in DV. Sessions & Delhi HC ALSO deny maintenance! Residence also denied as wife getting HRA from employment!


DVSeries#40: Poor Taxi Driver’s wife tries to get his mother’s house using DV ! Looses case on appeal. Wife is ordered to live with driver in an alternate acco. Without going there she tries other stunts and looses again !!


DvSeries#39 : DV just 2 harass husband + inlaws & waste time of court. Wife never came to court !! DV dismissed. JM Chandigarh


DVSeries#38: Initial Proceedings in DV act are CIVIL in nature. Magistrate not issue summons u/s 61 Cr.P.C. treating respondents as accused ! Magistrate to tread carefully


DVSeries#37: DV cases can be quashed u/s 482 CrPC. Gujarat HC division bench judgement – Nov 2015


DVSeries#36: Well educated employed wife resigning on own NOT entitled 2 maintenance! Only Kid gets maintenancec. Delhi HC


DVSeries#35: Visiting in laws 5days is NOT dom relation so NO DV ! Only violence by person living n shared household is DV! Delhi Sessions court discharges all in laws


DVSeries#34: Wife files DV on 6 inlaws 9 yrs AFTER husband’s death! DV, Cruelty NOT proven, Looses case ! Delhi MM court


DVSeries#33:LOVE match 2 court! DV b4 marriage! 498a 307 323 AFTR marage. Sis in law runs 4 quash


DvSeries#32: No maintenance to erring women ! DV case won by husband on strong arguments & facts.


DVSeries#31: Beaten &evicted elderly M in law WINS DV. Sessions orders lower court 2 grant relief


DVSeries#30: India becoming land of fake DV? Madras HC dismisses fake DV 2 settle property dispute


DVSeries#29: Your Honour I doNOT know her, she’s NOT my wife How could I beat her or my brother mollest? what DV


DVSeries#28: NON disclosure of pre cognizance DV NOT dis entitle you from GOVT JOB ! Delhi HC


DVSeries#27: Sister married 40yrs ago files DV on brothers 4 property !! MP HC decrees NO DV


DVSeries#26: Wife earning equal 2 hubby NOT get maint NOR residence under DV! Delhi Sessions Court


DVSeries#25: WIFE already making moolah in sec 125 CrPC cannot make MORE moolah using DV !! Del HC


DVSeries#24: DV Act does not create any additional right to claim maintenance !! Del HC


DVSeries#23: Raj HC : Wife who leaves 3yr old kid & goes away, files 498a DV Looses kid’s custody!


DVSeries#22: IF paying maint in DV seek reducn of S 125 maintenance! MP HC


DVSeries#21: Rare order (not the norm!) : NO arrest for NON payment of DV maintenance. Kerala HC


DVSeries#20: No DV cases on relatives (say inlaws) who are NOT in domestic relationship! Andhra HC


DVSeries#19: DV case on elders, relatives etc quashed. Only husband to fight ! Madras HC


DvSeries#18: Max 1 month arrst 4 maint arrears. No DV maint enhance by session court. Karnat HC


DVSeries#17: Gulf based NRI earng 65K pm 2 pay ONLY 6K to wife: Kerala DV case with LOW LOW maint


DVSeries#16: Husband can sell his house when he wants!! DV can’t stop that. Kerala HC


DVSeries#15:IF Wife can’t prove DV, children ALSO NOT entitled maintenance under DV. Bombay HC


DVSeries#14:Need Cent Govt permission 2 investigate offence outside India Good case 4 DV, Dowry NRI


DVSeries#13: 24 HMA Intr. maint reduced bcaz wife already getting DV maintenance !! MP, HC


DVSeries#12: BOM HC : NO DV if couple not living 2gther not sharing h hold! NO DV 5yrs aftr dvorce!


DVSeries#11:Wife Can’t return frm abroad &file DV 1yr aftr sepraton! Not in domst rel.ship: Bom HC


DVSeries#10: Personal appearance NOT essential in DV case : Kerala HC : appear thru counsel


DVSeries#09: Wife tries DV aftr mutual dvorc &delay! LOOSES @SC. SC supports 1yr timelimit for DV×8


DVSeries#08: DV on inlaws 5yrs aftr huby death! Wife wants piece of house Dhingra ji send her back!


DVSeries#07:SuprmCourt: If DV filed, police 2 make enqury frm family, neighbours,freinds, b4 case!


DVSeries#06: Wife’s 172 days delay in filing revision for DV case NOT accepted by Madras HC×7


DVSeries#05: Womn caught lying in cross exam about DV & dowry looses case gets NO Money! Delhi MM


DVSeries#04: Dghtr in law forcefully enter FIL’s house & tries DV residnce. Looses completely.


DVSeries#03: Live-in woman claims rape, DV, cheating, bigamy etc 9yrs later! P&H HC throws her out


DVSeries#02: Every failed marriage NOT DV! Fake DV case after 498a quashed by Del HC.


DVSeries#01: Serial case filing wife’s DV quashed by Karnatk HC “nothing but abuse of process of Court”


5 yr marriage. Several cases already. Husband arrested & released in 498a. Now all run 2 quash DV. HC quashes it partly and lets hubby to continue fighting case !!

Married on 12.09.2010. Marriage ran into rough weather v soon. Several cases and counter cases filed by each other & pending before various courts !! Now, inter alia, wife has filed a case u/s 498A, 406, 294B and 506[ii] IPC read with Section 4 of DP Act. Husband arrested released on bail !!

Wife has ALSO filed DV case. Now all run for DV case quash. HC quashes DV cases against in laws and leaves husband to fight it

I can’t figure out what is the benefit of partially quashing a DV case… won’t all the maintenance and milking continue irrespective of part of the case ?



DATED 12.06.2015


Crl.O.P.Nos.6213 of 2014

4.C.Kalavathi                …   Petitioners


A.Priya             …   Respondent

Criminal Original Petition filed under Section 482 of Cr.P.C., praying to call for the records in DVOP.No.180 of 2013 on the file of the Additional Mahila Magistrate, Salem and quash the same.

For Petitioner      :  Mr.N.Ramesh

For Respondent   :  Mr.R.Nalliyappan


Seeking a direction to the quash the proceedings in DVOP.No.180 of 2013 on the file of the Additional Mahila Magistrate, Salem.

2. Heard the learned counsel for the petitioner. It is seen that the 1st petitioner got married to the respondent on 12.09.2010 and their marriage ran into rough weather and there are several cases and counter cases filed by each other and the cases are pending before various courts.

3. In the meantime, on a complaint lodged by the respondent, a case in crime No.30 of 2012 was registered by the All Women Police Station, Kallakurichi under Section 498A, 406, 294B and 506[ii] IPC read with Section 4 of DP Act was registered and the 1st petitioner was arrested and now he has been released on bail. Thereafter, the respondent has launched the domestic violence proceedings against her husband and all his family members.

4. On a reading of the complaint in DVOP.No.180 of 2013, this Court finds that there are no serious allegations as against petitioners 2, 3 and 4, warranting an enquiry under the D.V. Act.

5. Under such circumstances, the proceedings as against the petitioners 2 to 4/respondents 2 to 4 in DVOP.No.180 of 2013 is hereby quashed. As regards the 1st petitioner/1st accused, this petition stands dismissed. The Trial Court is directed to dispose of the proceedings, within a period of six months, from the date of receipt of a copy of this order.

6. With the above direction, this Criminal Original Petition is partly allowed. Consequently, connected Miscellaneous Petitions are closed.





1.The Public Prosecutor,
High Court, Madras.

Crl.O.P.Nos.6213 of 2014