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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Solitary statement of complainant which was unreliable - Not given any particular time when and where demand was raised - Failure to prove the demand soon before death of deceased - No relation or mother of deceased examined - Accused acquitted of the charge u/s 304-B IPC...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Modification of conviction - Unnatural death of a bride within seven years of marriage - No evidence as to the specific period of time when demand of dowry was made - No evidence that demand was in close proximity to the incident of death - However, there was evidence on record that deceased was..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of proceedings under Ss.498-A, 304-B IPC and Ss.3, 4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Application of IO for further investigation allowed - IO reported that applicants were falsely implicated and death of deceased was natural - Also post mortem report that death was due to coma as a result of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Suicide - Dowry demand - Clear nexus between death and dowry related harassment - Even if deceased committed suicide, S.304-B is still attracted - A person commits suicide in a fit of depression due to extreme unhappiness...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106, 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption as to - Deceased ended her life within four years of marriage due to poison given or consumed by herself compelled by the circumstances, died in abnormal circumstances about which accused even did not inform the same to her parents - Accused failed to explain as to under..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Mere evidence of cruelty and harassment is not sufficient to bring in application of S.304-B IPC - It has to be shown in addition that such cruelty or harassment was for or in connection with the demand for dowry...........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Where the death of a woman is caused by any harm or bodily injury or occurs otherwise than under normal circumstances within 7 years of marriage and it is shown that soon before her death she was subjected to cruelty or harassment by her husband or any relative for or in connection..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2-- Dowry death - Demand of clothes for family members on occasion of a religious function - It is not a demand in connection with marriage - Death of wife - Customary gifts or payment in connection with birth of a child or other ceremonies unrelated to marriage is not demand of dowry - Offence u/s..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Conviction u/s 304-B, 498-A - Charge u/s 304-B not proved - Accused can be convicted u/s 306, 498-A IPC - Non framing of charge u/s 306 IPC is inconsequential...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Prosecution is to prove that - (a) the death of a woman was caused by burns or bodily injury or had occurred otherwise than under normal circumstances; (b) such death should have occurred within 7 years of her marriage; (c) the deceased was subjected to cruelty or harassment by her..........

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