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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Dowry Death - Deceased committed suicide by taking poison within 7 years of her marriage - Court acquitted husband and father-i, law - Mother-i, law convicted - Allegations of torture as well as demand of articles by way of dowry against mother-i, law is clear and specific - All PWs..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Cruelty - General allegation of demand of additional dowry against i, laws - No overt act or specific role assigned to father-i, law and mother-i, law - Acquittal of father-i, law and mother-i, law calls for no interference...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry - Presents voluntarily given by parents of bride at the time of her marriage will not amount to dowry if they are of customary nature and their value is not excessive vis-a-vis the financial status of parties - But if the gifts are excessive then even if voluntarily given they may amount to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 498A, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Murder - Cruelty - Two dying declarations - Deceased stated before doctor that her mother-i, law and brother-i, law poured kerosene oil on her body and set her on fire while her husband was not there - Second dying declaration was recorded by Executive Magistrate after 4 hours of first dying..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Quashing of proceedings - Petitioner an advocate by profession, representing case of husband in a case of divorce - Petitioner living separately from family members of husband and not directly related to them - General allegations leveled against petitioner - No..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of proceedings - Offence u/s 498-A IPC and u/ss 3 & 4 of Dowry prohibition Act - Compromise - Parties entered into compromise and settled their disputes amicably through process of mediation which is not challenged - For bringing peace and harmony between parties and in interest of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry demand - Demand of dowry directly or indirectly from the parents or other relatives or guardians of bride or bridegroom has been made punishable under S.4 of Act - However it does not include `Dower or Mehar' in case of persons to whom Muslim Personal Law applies...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4- - Dowry death - Demand of dowry - Deceased committed suicide by setting herself on fire within 11 months of her marriage - Altercation between accused and deceased started three months before the incident when there was no indication of deceased becoming pregnant after marriage - Evidence on record..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320-- Compounding of offence - Offence u/s 498-A IPC and offence under Dowry Prohibition Act - Offence not compoundable - However, where parties are settling their matrimonial dispute, compounding of offence can be allowed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 406, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 6, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Dowry demand or harassment - Quashing of proceedings - Distant relations - Mere naming of distant relations is not enough to summon them in absence of any specific role and material to support such role - Court has to be careful in summoning distant relatives without there being specific material..........

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