The offence committed under section 498A of IPC is non-compundable and cannot be closed by the police by filing terms and conditions, even after registration of FIR under section 498A of IPC or any other non-compoundable offence, the complainant or informant shall be a witness only and nothing else.
as the matter has been settled between husband and wife and consent terms for divorce by mutual consent were signed in Lok Adalat then both the parties are bound by that terms and in case of back out by any party, the opposite party may initiate contempt proceedings against the wrongdoer.
Husband should file a quashing petition before the High Court along with the affidavit of wife, in case of refusal of the wife then the quashing petition can be filed without that affidavit before the HC under section 482 of Cr.P.C. and the court issue notice to wife and when the wife will appear then the court record her statement after identification by the Investigation Officer and quashed the proceedings.
if there is a term regarding the affidavit of her or co-operation of her before HC in quashing proceedings and she is now refused the same then contempt proceedings can be initiated against her.
if divorce has been granted by the court by way of mutual consent then that decree can also be challenged by the husband and declare that divorce is null and void due to non-compliance with the terms.
if there is any amount involved in the terms and already paid by the husband then that amount can claim to be returned with interest.
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