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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 - Presumption as to - Held, for purpose of S.304-B IPC, a presumption can be raised only on proof of following essentials - (a) Death of woman was caused by burns or bodily injury or occurs otherwise than under normal circumstances; (b) Such death took place within seven years of her..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Conviction - Validity - Death of bride by burning within 7 years of marriage - Statement of mother of deceased regarding demand of dowry is general and not specific - No specific incidence has been indicated suggesting cruelty or harassment made by accused - Though allegation of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dowry death - Two dying declarations - 85% burn injuries - Husband, mother-i, law and father-i, law harassing deceased for not fulfilling their demands for dowry and set her on fire after pouring kerosene oil upon her - No inconsistency between two dying declarations regarding involvement of..........
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 - Conviction - Validity - Accused and co-accused alleged to have caused one injury each on head of deceased - Death of deceased occurred after 3 days of incident - Injuries caused by both accused separately not sufficient to cause death - Death of deceased..........
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 - Reduction in sentence - Conviction of accused u/s 304(Part I) IPC - Imposition of sentence of 10 years R.I. - Incident 34 years old - Sentence reduced to 7 years R.I...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Demand of dowry - Suicide - Constant demand of dowry by mother-i, law - Husband made no demand of dowry but husband beat the deceased under influence of his mother - Husband not guilty of offence u/ss 498-A and 304-B IPC - Mother-i, law held guilty of offence u/ss 304-B & 498-A IPC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 302-- Murder or culpable homicide not amounting to murder - Proof - Lands of accused and deceased situated nearby - Sudden quarrel between parties over sharing of water - Accused persons, seven in number, assaulted deceased in heat of passion - Evidence on record shows that accused gave blows with lathi..........
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" is a relative term which is required to be considered under the specific circumstances of each case and no straight jacket formula can be laid down by fixing time - Term "soon before" is synonyms with the term "immediately before"...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died due to consumption of pesticide within seven years of her marriage - Sufficient material on record which shows that accused persons started demanding television and gold chain etc. after marriage - Persistent demand for dowry and continuous torture, harassment..........

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