Today, a new bill will be introduced in the Lok Sabha titled the 'Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2014' to be presented by BJD Leader in Lok Sabha Bhartruhari Mahtab. This is a very dangerous bill which seeks to amend Section 24 of the Hindu Marriage Act.
Before we get into the real discussion of things, it is extremely important to understand the crucial difference between "arrest" and "automatic arrest". No law in world can give the power of arrest to police without proper investigation or the need to arrest or following the due process as enshrined in the law that has been passed by the highest governing body of the country Indian Parliament in India's context.
On the 2nd of July 2014, the Honorable Supreme Court of India gave a landmark judgment while granting interim bail to an accused under Section 498A of the IPC popularly known as the Dowry Law. During the judgment the court acknowledged that the dowry law is being misused a lot and a huge number of false cases are filed.