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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Homicidal, suicidal burn injuries and accidental burn injuries - In the case of homicidal death, if the victim is caught unaware, a person may not be able to make any effort to save himself/herself - In case of suicidal burn injuries a person may take all precautions not to save himself/herself -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by burning - Accused contended that deceased died due to bursting of stove which was accidental - Contention rejected as during investigation burst stove was not found at the place of occurrence - Deceased suffered 70% burn injuries which held to be sufficient to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 300-- Exception 4 & 304(Part II) - Culpable homicide not amounting to murder - Death of deceased was homicidal on account of injuries sustained by him - No premeditation on part of accused as scuffle took place due to sudden provocation on part of accused - Intention to commit crime is absent - This is..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part I)-- Culpable homicide not amounting to murder - Distinction between S.304(Part I) & S.304(Part II) IPC - If there is intent and knowledge then same would be case of S.304(Part I) IPC - But if it is only a case of knowledge and not intention to cause murder and bodily injury then the same would fall..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(1)-- Murder - Accused first slapped complainant followed by verbal abuses and thereafter accused brought licensed gun and fired at the deceased, who died - It was thus voluntary and intentional act of accused which caused death - Case does not fall u/s 300 Exception 4 IPC as there is neither sudden..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304- - Nature of offence - Deceased severely beaten with wooden stick - No cogent evidence that accused had beaten the deceased with an intention to cause her death - Conviction altered from S.302 IPC to S.304(Part II), IPC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Deceased died within 6 months of her marriage - No particular allegation against accused regarding dowry demand - Parents of deceased themselves admitted that accused persons had incurred all marriage expenses - When demand was not proved then further demand of payment of remaining..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Deceased died within 6 months of her marriage - Delay of 3 days in lodging FIR - Delay is fatal because no explanation worth the name for delay in filing the complaint with police has come on record - Moreover there was no cogent evidence against accused with regard to demand of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Deceased died within 6 months of her marriage - Conduct of parents of deceased - Parents of deceased were called and body was cremated with their consent - Neither police report was filed immediately nor postmortem of deceased conducted - It was only after a period of 3 days that..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Demand of dowry - In the absence of any evidence oral or documentary, chances are that whatever cash, clothes or ornaments were given at the time of marriage was as per the prevailing customs in the community and it was not the result of any demand made by accused...........

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