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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
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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 - 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
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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..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 494, 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Bigamy - Cruelty - Allegation against relatives of husband - Quashing of proceedings - Second marriage was performed by husband during subsistence of first marriage - No specific allegation against applicants No.2 to 4, except the fact that they co-operated in second marriage of husband - Bigamy..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 372, 378(3), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 302, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Dowry death case - Appellant being father of victim/deceased has statutory right to prefer an appeal to High Court against order of acquittal u/s 372 Proviso Cr.P.C. but only after obtaining leave of High Court as required u/s 378(3) Cr.P.C...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Demand of dowry - Demand of share in ancestral property cannot come under the purview of demand of dowry...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - General allegations without any date and time of incident of demand of dowry - There is absolutely no material to connect accused with demand of dowry, cruelty, harassment to constitute the alleged offence - Statement of PWs no.1 & 2 are self contradictory..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 315, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Dowry death - Death by hanging - Demand of dowry - Deceased died within 3 years and 8 months of her marriage in unnatural circumstance - Ante mortem injuries correspond to averment of causing murder by hanging - Deceased was subjected to cruelty and harassment and was even physically assaulted..........

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