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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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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
Details
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..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Murder or suicide - Witnesses may lie but not the circumstances - Recovery of blood and bloodstained Bindia from the Chhajja (balcony) and broken pieces of bangles from inside the room - Receiver of telephone stuck under the left arm of the deceased and burnt telephone wire found stuck with the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Murder or suicide - Deceased alleged to be suffering from gloom of depression for having not given birth to a child - No evidence led by defence that deceased was suffering from some gynecological problem running counter to her child bearing capacity - In case there was any such problem then there..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 7(3)-- Admission of giving dowry at the time of marriage in a complaint u/ss 498-A, 406 IPC - Wife cannot be prosecuted u/s 3 of Dowry Prohibition Act, for giving dowry, on the basis of such admission as protection u/s 7(3) of Dowry Prohibition Act is available - Proceedings against wife quashed...........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Exclusion of time spent in prosecuting case in a Court having no jurisdiction - Held, in computing period of limitation, time during which petitioners have been prosecuted in a Court having no jurisdiction have to be excluded...........

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