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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, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Expression `Soon before her death' - Held, expression `soon before her death' is used in substantive S.304-B IPC and S.113-B of Evidence Act - No definite period has been indicated and expression `soon before her death' is not defined - Determination of period which can come within..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption as to - Held, presumption u/s.113-B of Evidence Act with respect to dowry death can be raised only on proof of following four essential conditions - (1) Woman was subjected to cruelty or harassment; (2) By husband or his relatives - (3) For or in connection with any..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Held, in dowry death cases direct evidence may not be available - Such cases may be proved by circumstantial evidence - S.304-B IPC r/w S.113-B of Evidence Act indicates rule of presumption of dowry death - If an unnatural death of married woman occurs within 7 years of marriage in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Proof - Prosecution has successfully proved that deceased died within 7 years of her marriage - Death of deceased is caused by burns i.e. nor under normal circumstances - It has also been proved that soon before her death, during her pregnancy deceased was subjected to cruelty and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 360, 361-- Probation of good conduct - Offence u/s 304-A IPC - It is not necessary that in all cases falling u/s 304-A IPC, convict must be released on probation - It is only that principles laid down in Ss.360 & 361 Cr.P.C and Probation of Offenders Act should not be disregarded but should be followed and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Presumption as to - Held, for purpose of S.304-B IPC, a presumption can be raised only on proof of - (a) Death of woman took place within seven years of her marriage; (b) Such death took place not under normal circumstances; (c) Woman was subjected to cruelty or harassment by her..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Word `relative of husband' in S.304-B IPC would mean such persons, who are related by blood, marriage or adoption - A relative who is not related to husband either by blood or marriage or adoption cannot be prosecuted u/s 304-B - However, he may be prosecuted u/s 306 IPC, in case the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry Death - Deceased died within seven years of her marriage due to burn i.e not in normal circumstances - Eye witnesses specifically stated in their statements about harassment of deceased by accused in connection with demand of dowry - Deceased also telephonically complained about harassment -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Word `relative of husband' in S.304-B IPC would mean such persons, who are related by blood, marriage or adoption - A relative who is not related to husband either by blood or marriage or adoption cannot be prosecuted u/s 304-B - However, he may be prosecuted u/s 306 IPC, in case the..........

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