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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Cruelty, harassment, demand of dowry - Independent corroboration - Held, it is but natural, that instance of cruelty, harassment of demand of dowry generally would remain within the personal knowledge of near relations and they would be the best persons to depose about the same - Evidence of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 109, 304(Part I), Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 228-- Charge u/ss 302 read with S.34 IPC - Accused cannot be convicted u/s 304(Part I) IPC with aid of S.109 IPC in the absence of charge u/s 109 IPC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 228-- Dowry death - Charge u/s 304-B IPC - Charge u/s 302 alongwith charge u/s 304-B IPC not to be mechanically framed - Charge u/s 302 IPC can be framed if evidence otherwise permits - Ingredients constituting the two offences are different, thereby demanding appreciation of evidence from the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Death of bride by consuming poison - Accused charged with offence u/s 304-B - Evidence showed that accused committed the offence u/s 306 IPC - Conviction and sentence altered from S.304-B to S.306 IPC though no charge u/s 306 IPC was framed - Sentence of 7 years reduced to already undergone i.e. 5..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Murder - Sudden fight - Nature of simple injury inflicted by accused - Part of body on which it was inflicted - Weapon used to inflict same and circumstances in which injury was inflicted - Held, do not suggest that appellant had intention to kill deceased - All that can be said is that appellant..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302(304(Part II))-- Nature of offence - Occurrence took place suddenly and there was no premeditation on the part of the appellants - No evidence that appellants made special preparation for assaulting the deceased with the intent to kill him - However, appellants assaulted deceased in such a manner that deceased..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(2)-- Nature of offence - Accused did not use sharp edged weapons to kill the deceased but they caused injuries with a knowledge that they are likely to cause death - High Court rightly modified conviction to one u/s 304(2) IPC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 304B, 498A-- Suicide by burning - Letter written by deceased - Grave doubt as to whether letter was written by deceased or not - Conviction of appellants only on the basis of letter is unsafe...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 304B, 498A-- Suicide by burning - Prosecution not able to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the appellants have subjected the deceased to any cruelty or harassment - It is difficult for Court to hold that the appellants had in any way abetted the suicide by the deceased...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2-- Demand of Rs.50,000/-, after six months of marriage, to purchase a computer to start business - Held, demand was not in connection with marriage and not really a `dowry demand' within the meaning of S.2 of Dowry Prohibition Act...........

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