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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Cruelty - Dowry death - Reduction of sentence - Sentence of R.I for 3 years for the offence u/s 498-A IPC affirmed - However, sentence u/s 304-B IPC reduced from 10 years R.I to 7 years R.I - Both the sentences shall run concurrently - Appeal dismissed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Cruelty - Dowry death - Presumption - Deceased died due to burn injuries within 7 years of marriage - She was subjected to cruelty and harassment 5-6 months prior to her death by accused and such cruelty and harassment was for and in connection with dowry soon before her death - Presumption u/s..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - If one of essential ingredients of S.304-B IPC is proved that death of women was caused by burns, it is not necessary for prosecution to prove that death occurred otherwise than under normal circumstances as death due to burns comes under otherwise then under normal circumstances...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-- Dowry death - Prosecution failed to bring on record any evidence to suggest that death of deceased was caused by burns or any bodily injury or otherwise than under normal circumstances - Rather defence was able to prove that deceased was suffering from Pneumonia by producing qualified doctor who..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Demand of dowry, if any, was prior to eleven months of death - Demand of dowry cannot be stated to have been made soon before death of deceased...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 34-- Dowry death - Prosecution failed to prove that death occurred within 7 years of marriage - On the contrary, defence has brought acceptable and reliable evidence that marriage was much prior to seven years - Prosecution failed to establish the offence u/s 304-B of IPC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 20(3)-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Self incrimination - Once prosecution probabilises involvement of accused but accused takes false plea about facts exclusively known to him, such circumstance, is vital additional circumstance against accused - Though Art.20(3) of Constitution incorporates the rule against..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Minor discrepancies in statements of witnesses - Mere lapse of investigating agency and minor discrepancies about the place at which negotiations took place or persons in whose presence demand was made are not enough to discredit the version of demand of dowry and throwing..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Death of the deceased within 7 years of marriage and she was subjected to harassment for dowry soon before her death - Death was in circumstances other than natural, and not accidental - Mere lapse of investigating agency could not be enough to throw out overwhelming evidence clearly establishing..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4- - Dowry death - Demand of dowry - Deceased committed suicide by setting herself on fire within 11 months of her marriage - Altercation between accused and deceased started three months before the incident when there was no indication of deceased becoming pregnant after marriage - Evidence on record..........

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