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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...........
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 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 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
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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..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 498A, 420, 323, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Quashing of charge sheet - Offence u/ss 376, 498-A, 420, 323, 506 IPC and Ss.3, 4 of Dowry Prohibition Act - Single Judge dismissed application for quashing without appreciating even factual matrix of case - Single Judge ought to have first set out brief of facts of case with a view to understand..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Where unnatural death of deceased occurred within 7 years of her marriage, contention of accused that it was suicidal death will pale into insignificance...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Husband tried to save wife, which was corroborated by defense doctor - Said act of husband will go to show that there was less culpability in bringing him and to life of deceased - Lenient view thus, can be taken in sentencing accused...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Allegation against husband of deceased - Unnatural death of deceased occurred within 7 years of her marriage - Deceased was so harassed even her father told her that she may live or die in her matrimonial home - Parents of deceased refused to take her back to parental home..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Sentence - Father-in-law and mother-in-law though not present at the place of offence, but since it was unnatural death, 7 years of incarceration with all remissions would suffice for both of them...........

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