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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dying declaration - Recorded before 1-1/2 months of death of deceased - Statement of deceased recorded at the time when she was not expecting any apprehension relating to her death and she was mentally alert and conscious and was under influence and advice of her biased father - Facts,..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Dying declaration - 42% burn injuries - Death occurred after 1-1/2 months of burning - None of the PWs had seen the occurrence - Time of burning of deceased not proved - Evidence on record shows that deceased was never subjected to cruelty for demand of dowry - Even in dying..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Demand of dowry - Deceased died due to asphyxia as a result of hanging - Evidence on record proved that deceased was subjected to continuous harassment, assaults and intimidation after few months of marriage - Deceased being unable to bear the unbearable cruelty, did take extreme..........
HYDERABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Quashing of proceedings - Married sister, A3 of husband - No specific instances of harassment and cruelty - Omnibus allegations - Married sister A3 residing in USA - Continuation of proceedings against married sister A3 will certainly amount to abuse of process of law -..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 201, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Deceased died within 5 years of her marriage in her matrimonial home - Deceased alleged to be set ablaze by accused persons - However, there was no sign of fire or any burnt article or any mark of smoke on walls or roof - Only on the basis of fact that..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2-- Dowry - Meaning - (1) Dowry must first consist of any property or valuable security - the word "any" is a word of width and would, therefore, include within it property and valuable security of any kind whatsoever; (2) Such property or security can be given or even agreed to be given. The actual..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 498A, 201, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Murder - Cruelty - Circumstantial evidence - Deceased was subjected to cruelty on the day of occurrence and she died due to multiple injuries - Dead body of deceased recovered from well - Family members of deceased deposed that relations between deceased and her husband/accused were estranged due..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Divorce by mutual consent - Criminal proceedings initiated before grant of divorce - After grant of divorce no further dispute survived between parties, though it was not so expressly recorded in the order - No liberty was reserved by wife to continue further proceedings against husband - Held,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Dowry Death - Deceased committed suicide by taking poison within 7 years of her marriage - Court acquitted husband and father-i, law - Mother-i, law convicted - Allegations of torture as well as demand of articles by way of dowry against mother-i, law is clear and specific - All PWs..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Cruelty - General allegation of demand of additional dowry against i, laws - No overt act or specific role assigned to father-i, law and mother-i, law - Acquittal of father-i, law and mother-i, law calls for no interference...........

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