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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Complaint u/s 498-A IPC and Ss.3,4 of Dowry Prohibition Act - Settlement arrived at in between the parties - Parties consciously chose to unconditionally drop all proceedings related to marriage inter se including criminal action - Criminal complaint quashed...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, 316, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 320-- Quashing of proceedings - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Compromise arrived at between parties - High Court in exercise of its inherent jurisdiction u/s 482 Cr.P.C may quash the proceedings in respect of no, compoundable offences which are private in nature and do not have a serious impact on society on..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Summoning of additional accused - Dowry death - Cruelty - Mediator of settling the marriage - On the request of complainant side he got himself involved to ask accused not to demand additional dowry or to harass the deceased - Not alleged in FIR that he is relative of accused but in application..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Conviction - Reduction of sentence - Nothing on record to show that accused is incapable of being reformated - Every convict is entitled for the advantage of reformative and corrective jurisprudence - Sentence of accused reduced from 10 years R.I to 8 years R.I - However, sentence of fine is not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Quashing of proceedings - Allegation against father-in-law - Specific allegations against father-in-law supported by complainant and his two witnesses in the evidence is on record - At this stage of summoning of accused, Court cannot pronounce as to whether incident as..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Quashing of proceedings - Allegation against family members of husband - General allegations of cruelty and dowry demand made against appellants - No specific incident, dates or details of any incident mentioned in complaint - Neither in complaint nor in statements made by..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 302, 498A, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Dying declaration given by deceased proved and supported by independent witnesses, medical officer and Magistrate who recorded the same - Even medical officer certified that patient was conscious and coherent and in fit state of mind to give statement -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of summoning order - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Allegation against relatives of husband - No justification or/and prima facie case to proceed against appellants either jointly or severally for commission of offences alleged against them in complaint - Indeed, facts stated against appellants..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 323, 354, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Quashing of proceedings - Plea that FIR was lodged as a counter blast to filing of divorce petition - Filing of divorce petition or petition u/s 9 of Hindu Marriage Act cannot be taken into consideration to construe that FIR was lodged as a counter blast...........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 493, 506, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Quashing of order taking cognizance - Offence u/ss 493, 506, 34 IPC and Ss.3, 4 of 1961 Act - First complaint lodged against petitioner dismissed - Second complaint filed in which factum of renegotiation of marriage between parents of complainant and petitioners was held - Demand of dowry of Rs.4..........

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