A man, who has been accused of domestic violence against his wife, has been chastised by the Gujarat High Court that said “in case you need to show valor, better go to the border”.
The wife of driver Vanrajsinh Rana, had filed a complaint with the Chiloda police in Gandhinagar district, accusing him of beating her severely and even threatening her with a sword. Justice Sonia Gokani silenced Rana when he appealed the court to dismiss his wife’s complaint.
The court stated that given the tense situatuon in Kashmir, one needs a person to diplay their valour at the border and not at home.
Rana, who has three children with his wife, Suryaben, has now been booked under IPC sections 498A, 504, 506 and 323.
The complaint had been filed earlier this year and since then, the family had worked on a compromise with the issue. Concluding that there wasn’t a need for a court case after the reconciliation, Rana had approached the court to quash the FIR.
The court maintained that home is where one seeks peace, not violence. The wife, Suryaben then requested with the court that quashing of the FIR will preserve the peace and the court obliged.
The court has now instructed an officer to keep a check on the family to assure the non-recurrence of such incidents.