Criminal Lawyer - The Supreme Court of India has held that mere Abusing does not constitute any offence in IPC.- 13:30
Supreme Court of India
Justice Ashok Bhushan
Time and again, the case is filed/ registered U/s 504 IPC and Sec 506 IPC for allegations of abusing by one party to another.
The Supreme Court of India in the case titled as " Vikram Johar vs State of UP & Anr.", has held that mere abusing does not constitute an offence u/s 506 IPC.
It was held the intentional insult must be of such a degree that it should provoke a person to break the public peace or to commit any other offence; for invoking the said provisions. The order of the HC set aside. The appellant was discharged for offence u/s 504 IPC and 506 IPC.