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UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 177, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- -Territorial jurisdiction - Quashing of charge-sheet - Wife forced to leave matrimonial home and to live with parents at Dehradun - Demand of dowry continued on phone calls by the husband and father-i, law - Held, Court at Dehradun has jurisdiction to try the case - Petition dismissed...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178, 179-- Jurisdiction - Dowry demand - Ill treatment and cruelty - Wife coming to live with parents - Court at the place where parents live has jurisdiction to entertain prosecution u/s 498-A IPC and S.4 of Dowry Prohibition Act...........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Offence u/ss 498-A, 323, 504 & 506 IPC and Ss.3/4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Applicant Nos.3 to 6 are mother-in-law, unmarried sister-in-law, aunt (sister of father-in-law) - It is highly improbable that the applicants had accompanied husband and father-in-law to abuse and beat the complainant and..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 227-- Application for discharge dismissed - Revision against - Sufficient material on record to suggest that soon before her death deceased was continuously harassed by accused on account of dowry demand - Trial Court after recording prima facie satisfaction observed that there are sufficient grounds..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-..........
JHARKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 227-- Discharge of accused - Petitioners alleged to have committed offences u/ss 498A, 341, 323 IPC and S.4 of Dowry Prohibition Act - Prima facie allegation against husband and mother-in-law - Allegations against petitioners who are married and unmarried Nanads of informant and younger brother of..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Deceased died within seven months of her marriage - Prosecution story that she was set ablaze after pouring kerosene oil as dowry demand not met - PW1 not a reliable witness as his statement irreconcilable on all major facts - Deposition of parents of deceased also not reliable as it suffers from..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Death within a period of one year and ten months of marriage - Two dying declarations recorded one by Investigating Officer and the other recorded before the Tehsildar - Merely for the reason that there were two dying declarations, prosecution case cannot be doubted - Statement given by deceased..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Accused convicted u/ss 498-A, 304-B IPC and Ss.3, 4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Accused in jail for eight yeas and 11 months - Held, long passage of time while remaining in jail or long pendency of appeal do not justify minimum sentence to release the accused when gravity of offence is too much -..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 420, 320, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Matrimonial dispute - Quashing of proceedings - Matter is matrimonial in nature - Parties have amicably settled the matter outside Court through compromise - Held, continuation of criminal proceedings arising out of the same dispute would be a futile exercise and it is nothing but a gross misuse..........

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