Sister's husband physically abuses her. What to do

My sister's husband is physically abusive. He beats her. She also have a 2 year old son. After the birth of the son sister's husband forced her to get abortion twice. What can we do know?

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You sister can file a police complaint against her husband under section 498A.

She can also file a complaint under the domestic violence act.

Assuming your sister is a Hindu,

She can file a divorce case under section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act

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