Prosecution has not gathered any material to prove even a single instance of cruelty meted out to respondent No.2. In the said circumstances, the charges under Sections 498A and 506 of IPC are baseless and the prosecution of the petitioner is malafide and vexatious. demanded to expand the business. This demand even if accepted as true, it does not fall within the ambit of Section 2(a) of Dowry Prohibition Act. As such, the charges under the provisions Dowry Prohibition Act cannot be sustained against the petitioner.