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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 178-- Demand of dowry - Ill treatment and cruelty at the hands of husband and his relatives at matrimonial home - Wife forcibly taken to her parental home with a threat of dire consequences for not fulfilling their demand of dowry - Complaint against husband and his relatives at Court at parental home -..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 407, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Offence u/ss 498-A, 323 IPC and Ss.3 & 4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Transfer of case - Inconvenient for all family members to attend Court - If case is transferred it will cause inconvenience to respondent No.2 - In matter of transfer of a case convenience of both the parties is to be considered -..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Bail - Offence u/ss 498-A, 304-B IPC and Ss.3/4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Bail application by mother-in-law - Mother-in-law neither named in the FIR nor any overt act attributed to her - Allegations against her general in nature - Held, in this factual situation, mother-in-law entitled to be..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 323, 120B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 482-- Dowry demand - Wife forced to leave matrimonial home and she came to her parental home where she received threatening telephone calls - Court at the place of parental house has jurisdiction - No ground to quash FIR...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2-- Dowry in S.304-B IPC has the same meaning as in S.2 of Dowry Prohibition Act - Term `dowry' is defined comprehensively which includes properties of all sorts as it takes within its fold `any property or valuable security' given or agreed to be given in connection with marriage either directly or..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 302, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 6, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dowry death - Continuous harassment of deceased for three years right upto her death - Dying declaration recorded by Magistrate in presence of doctor who certified that she was fit to make statement - Harassment by husband was clearly stated and that she was set on fire by husband - Pouring of..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A 304B, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 401, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2-- Cruelty and dowry death - Allegations that accused-respondent demanded dowry from petitioner and made petitioner devoid of her stridhan and thus mental tortured her - No sufficient material on record to substantiate claim of petitioner that accused put any condition for articles as allegedly..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Dead body of married woman found on railway track - Allegation that accused allegedly harassed and mal-treated deceased for bringing scant dowry - Further allegations that accused made demand of Rs.50, 000/- soon before death of deceased which he required to start work - Acquittal of..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2-- Dowry death - Dead body of married woman found on railway track - Allegation that accused allegedly harassed and mal-treated deceased for bringing scant dowry - Further allegations that accused made demand of Rs.50, 000/- soon before death of deceased which he required to start work - Acquittal of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 366, 368-- Death sentence - Rarest of rare case - Case of bride burning fall in the category of rarest of rare case and hence deserve death sentence - Rarest of rare case does not mean that the act is uncommon - It means that the act is brutal and barbaric - Bride killing is certainly barbaric - In the..........

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