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ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Accused demanded dowry of Rs 5, 05, 000 - Accused demanded another sum of Rs 5, 00, 000 in addition to original dowry of Rs 5, 05, 000 - Additional amount demanded is almost equal to original dowry amount - It throws lot of doubt on payment of original agreed dowry amount - Conviction under Dowry..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 179, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Territorial jurisdiction - Prima-facie allegations made in complaint and material collected during investigation revealed that a part of cause of action arose in Bangalore - Held, court at Bangalore has territorial jurisdiction to entertain complaint...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Offence u/ss 498-A, 323, 504 & 506 IPC and Ss.3, 4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Parties entered into compromise and all differences and disputes amicably settled - Proceedings quashed...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 6(3), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Dowry death - Deceased died issueless - Husband acquitted in dowry death case - Held, husband not entitled to dowry articles under Section 6(3) of Dowry Prohibition Act...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Offence u/ss 498-A, 323, 504 & 506 IPC and Ss.3, 4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Parties compromised - Matrimonial dispute is of a pure personal nature - No purpose in continuing the criminal proceedings - FIR and all proceedings connected therewith quashed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 306, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Suicide within seven years of marriage - Suicide note that she was being harassed and tortured in connection with dowry demand - High Court quashed charged against sister, mother and father of husband - Material available when taken on its face value leading to inference of their..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, 6-- Territorial jurisdiction - Grievance in relation to the offence in terms of Ss.4 & 6 of Dowry Prohibition Act - Accrual of cause of action at Bhopal - Court at Bhopal alone has the jurisdiction...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2-- Dowry - Meaning - Any property or valuable security should be 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 said parties - Giving or taking of property or valuable security must have some connection..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 406, 498, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, 6-- Jurisdiction - Offence u/ss 406, 498-A IPC and Ss.4, 6 Dowry Prohibition Act - Jurisdiction lies in Court at the place where offence is committed - In the instant case complainant does not claim that she was ever tortured for dowry demand at the place within the jurisdiction of Court `K' - Held,..........
JHARKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 125-- Maintenance proceedings - Petitioner convicted u/s 498-A of IPC and u/s 4 of Dowry Prohibition Act - Held, such conviction of petitioner indicates torture, harassment in connection with demand of dowry and that it has got corroborative value for consideration of a petition filed by wife u/s 125 of..........

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