Now a Men’s Rights Organisation’s Support for Shoaib

Now a Men’s Rights Organisation’s Support for Shoaib.

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Now a Men’s Rights Organisation’s Support for Shoaib

Bangalore: The Save Indian Family Foundation, a men’s right organisation fighting against misuse of marital laws and domestic violence act, today voiced its concern over section 498 A (harassment) of IPC being filed against Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik and reiterated its demand for scrapping it.

“Marriage disputes before, during and after marriage are civil disputes and they have to be tried under a civil court. It has become a regular habit for women and their families to invoke section 498A for every petty dispute in marriage”, the organisation said in a release here.

“It is dangerous if every marriage or relationship dispute is considered a crime by the Government and it sends police to interrogate, counsel or settle these marital disputes. What crime did Shoaib Malik commit that he is victimised in this way?” SIFF activists asked.
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Press Release: SIFF demands scrapping of Section 498a

PRESS RELEASE

Subject: SIFF demands scrapping of Section 498a, even as Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik gets implicated in it.

Save Indian Family Foundation, a men’s rights organization, creating awareness about the “Legal Terrorism” spread by misuse of marital laws like Section 498A, Domestic Violence Act, etc. voices its strong concerns in the matter of a case under Section 498A being filed against Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib Malik.

Marriage disputes before, during and after marriage are civil disputes and they have to be tried under a civil court. It has become a regular habit for women and their families to invoke section 498a for every petty dispute in marriage.

It is dangerous if every marriage or relationship dispute is considered a crime by the Government and it sends police to interrogate, counsel or settle these marital disputes. “What crime did Shoaib Malik commit that he is victimized in this way?” ask SIFF activists.

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