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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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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
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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
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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
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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..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Murder or suicide - Two different types of injuries found on the dead body of the deceased, i.e., the ligature mark of large dimension and the body being badly burnt because of the ante mortem burns with smell of kerosene coming out of the body - Completely rule out the theory of suicide - A half..........

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