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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Bail - Dowry death - Death by burning - Accused is being perpetuated virtually without any trial behind the bars for almost two years - Even till date not even one PW has been examined - No likelihood of an early conclusion of trial - Accused is ready to cooperate with process of law and make..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320, 482-- Offence u/ss 498-A, 34 IPC and Ss.3, 4 of Dowry Prohibition Act - Non-compoundable offences - Compromise - Quashing of charges - Parties entered into compromise and settled their disputes - Complainant is living peacefully with petitioners without any fear, favour or threat - Though offence is no,..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 498A, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Attempt to murder - Allegations of demand of dowry, torture and attempt to set victim on fire against family members of husband - Neither any specific date has been mentioned nor there is any injury report on record - Rather it is a case of no injury - Circumstances show that there was some family..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry demand - Non-framing of charge u/ss 3, 4 of Act - Accused convicted without framing charge u/ss 3, 4 of the Act - It is surprising that if accused was not afforded opportunity to defend himself, how accused was convicted and sentenced for said offence - Conviction & sentence u/ss 3, 4 of the..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Dowry death - Charge u/ss 3, 4 Dowry Prohibition Act not framed - If there was no demand of dowry and charge in this respect was not framed then offence u/s 498-A, IPC can also be not taken as proved...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Gifts exchanged during customary occasions in accordance with the prevailing practice and tradition, do not come under the purview of `dowry'...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Death by burning - Demand of Rs.20,000 made by accused two years prior to death of deceased, is too remote to occurrence and therefore, would not satisfy the requirement of `soon before her death' contemplated u/s 304-B(1) IPC - Acquittal upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Sewing machine given by parents of deceased as she knew tailoring is a gift which cannot be considered as a part of demand by husband for himself or for his family members - Acquittal upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Three sisters of husband - All married and living independently in different places - No clear allegations levelled against any of the sisters - No material relating to harassment - Proceedings against sisters quashed...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Death in matrimonial home - It is not proved that marriage was performed within seven years and that deceased was subjected to cruelty and harassment by her husband and any other relative, in connection with demand of dowry,soon before her death - Defence evidence shows that deceased died a..........

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