Can Wife File an FIR Under Section 498A IPC After Filing an Application Under DV Act? Answers HC

The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh recently ruled that a woman cannot be barred from filing a FIR against her husband under Section 498A IPC simply because she has filed an application under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (DV Act). According to a single judge bench of Justice

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