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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6 -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Sewing machine given by parents of deceased as she knew tailoring is a gift which cannot be considered as a part of demand by husband for himself or for his family members - Acquittal upheld...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4 -- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Three sisters of husband - All married and living independently in different places - No clear allegations levelled against any of the sisters - No material relating to harassment - Proceedings against sisters quashed...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 6 -- Dowry demand - Giving of dowry and traditional presents at or about the time of marriage - Does not in any way raise a presumption that such property was thereby entrusted and put under the dominion of parents-i, law of bride or other close relations so as to attract ingredients of S.6 of the Act...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 6 -- Entrustment of dowry amount and articles - Complaint against parents and sisters of husband - No specific allegations against appellants that dowry articles were entrusted to them - Nor there is any evidence that dowry articles were used by appellants who were living separately - Uncontroverted allegations made in complaint do not..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Death in matrimonial home - It is not proved that marriage was performed within seven years and that deceased was subjected to cruelty and harassment by her husband and any other relative, in connection with demand of dowry,soon before her death -..........

MADRAS HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4 -- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Death by hanging - Allegation that all accused joined together and demanded huge amounts from deceased in the form of dowry - Since deceased was not able to meet out their demand, she committed suicide - However, nothing stated in complaint with regard to demand..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2 -- Dowry demand - Merely because accused is already having a scooter and a tractor is no ground to negate the demand of motor cycle by accused...........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3 -- Dowry demand - Demand after marriage - No offence u/s 3 of the Act is made out...........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4 -- Dowry death - Quantum of punishment - Deceased died within seven years of her marriage otherwise under normal circumstances - All the essential ingredients to constitute the offence u/s 304-B IPC and S.4 of Dowry Prohibition Act were established by prosecution beyond reasonable doubt - Accused..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 494, 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4 -- Bigamy - Cruelty - Allegation against relatives of husband - Quashing of proceedings - Second marriage was performed by husband during subsistence of first marriage - No specific allegation against applicants No.2 to 4, except the fact that they co-operated in second..........

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