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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry demand - Death of woman - Any money or property or valuable security demanded by any of the persons mentioned in S.2 of Dowry Prohibition Act, at or before or at any time after the marriage which is reasonably connected to the death of a married woman, would necessarily be in connection..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2 -- Dowry - Meaning - (1) Dowry must first consist of any property or valuable security - the word "any" is a word of width and would, therefore, include within it property and valuable security of any kind whatsoever; (2) Such property or security can be given or even agreed to be given. The actual giving of such property or security..........

RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 498A, 201, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4 -- Murder - Cruelty - Circumstantial evidence - Deceased was subjected to cruelty on the day of occurrence and she died due to multiple injuries - Dead body of deceased recovered from well - Family members of deceased deposed that relations between deceased and her husband/accused..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4 -- Divorce by mutual consent - Criminal proceedings initiated before grant of divorce - After grant of divorce no further dispute survived between parties, though it was not so expressly recorded in the order - No liberty was reserved by wife to continue further proceedings against..........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2 -- Dowry demand - Demand made by accused for running a showroom of shoes cannot be termed to be demand in connection with marriage and is not a dowry demand within the meaning of S.2 of Act...........

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 -..........

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 dowry...........

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..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2014
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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..........

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