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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 326, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Accused persons after sprinkling kerosene oil upon victim, set her ablaze - Victim sustained 60% burn injuries - This factum remained unexplained by defence side - Demand of dowry by accused proved on record - Acceptance of direct evidence on record on proper scrutiny..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 326, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Deceased confined in room and set ablaze after sprinkling kerosene - 60% burn injuries - Victim supported prosecution version - Factum of setting victim ablaze remained unexplained by defence - Prosecution case is proved beyond reasonable doubt on scrutiny and analysis of direct evidence on record..........
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
Details
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
Details
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
Details
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...........

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