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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2-- Demand of Rs.50,000/-, after six months of marriage, to purchase a computer to start business - Held, demand was not in connection with marriage and not really a `dowry demand' within the meaning of S.2 of Dowry Prohibition Act...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 178, 179-- Dowry demand - Jurisdiction - Demand of additional dowry started from the date of marriage within District of Mainpuri and demand of dowry continued - Held, Court at Mainpuri have jurisdiction...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2, 3-- Dowry - Under Section 304-B `dowry' has the same meaning as in S.2 of the Dowry Prohibition Act which mean that `any property or valuable security given or agreed to be given either directly or indirectly at or before or any time after the marriage and in connection with the marriage of the..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 313, 323, 406, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 179-- Dowry demand - Wife tortured and assaulted for demand of dowry at Gurgaon - She was refused to be keet in the house till demand was fulfilled - Wife compelled to live with her parents at Lucknow - Held, Court at Lucknow has jurisdiction to try the offence...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 420, 406, 120B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Quashing of FIR - (i) Delay in lodging FIR - It is an issue which is to be adjudicated upon by the trial Court; (2) Whether there is direct evidence or circumstantial evidence to prove the existence of offence u/s 120-B IPC is naturally a matter of investigation; (3) Whether the intention to cheat..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 173-- Offence u/ss 498-A, 406, 504 & 506 IPC and Ss.3/4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Territorial jurisdiction - Act of dory demand and harassment was either made at Lucknow or at Jaipur - No mention in FIR that offence was committed partly at Jaipur and partly at Varanasi - No whisper that offence is..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Bald allegation against appellants by complainant - Neither FIR nor charge-sheet furnished legal basis for Magistrate to take cognizance of offence alleged against appellants - Held, in criminal case arising out of matrimonial dispute, there is tendency to involve entire..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashment of proceedings - Cruelty - Dowry demand - FIR not disclosing specific allegation against appellants in matter arising out of matrimonial bickerings - Held, it would be clear abuse of legal and judicial process to mechanically send named accused in FIR to undergo trial...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 386, 482-- Quashment of proceedings - Rejected by High Court - Appeal thereagainst - Held, High Court had not properly examined the case - It appears to be a fit case for remand for fresh consideration - But Court instead of remanding the matter to High Court, disposed of matter itself and held that in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Complaint lodged against Husband and other family members - Quashment - Wife obtained ex-parte decree of divorce during pendency of criminal proceedings - Held, when ex parte decree of divorce obtained during pendency, same could have weighed with High Court to consider..........

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