Legal Question in Criminal Law in India

withdrawal of 498a and khula

my sisinlaw has lodged a 498a agenst my innocent parents who nvr troubled or taken dowry, my brther stays in US he is engineer by profession.

case not yet strted she plan to withdraw the case and would like to obtain khula ie divorcee at her will.

can she withdraw the case and obtain khula in my brthr absence. we told we get it signed through postal service and announcement through cell phone. please help me out

Asked on 3/03/09, 3:12 am

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Shrichand Nahar S.V.Nahar, Advocate
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Answered on 3/04/09, 2:23 am
Pranav Desai PD Legal & Associates
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Re: withdrawal of 498a and khula

Yes, she can withdraw the case and can arrange to obtain a divorce

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Answered on 3/06/09, 12:39 pm
Aniruddha Pawse Aniruddha.P.Pawse Advocates
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Re: withdrawal of 498a and khula

she can withdraw the case but for obtaining Khula your brother's presence is necessary.

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Answered on 3/03/09, 6:24 am
Sudershan Goel Sudershan Goel - Advocate, International Visiting Scholar, USA [2008-10]
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Re: withdrawal of 498a and khula

Yes, she may obtain ex parte divorce and decide not to pursue her complaint.

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Answered on 3/03/09, 9:39 am

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