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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Proof - Death of wife of appellant due to strangulation within 7 years of marriage - Evidence on record established that she was harassed for dowry - Building in which appellant and deceased were living consists of four portions where others were also living - Held, appellant cannot..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Failure to prove cause of death - Accused acquitted - According to FIR death was caused due to poisoning which deceased was compelled to consume - No injuries found on body of deceased - None of witnesses spoke to factum of their witnessing deceased consuming poison either under..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Failure to prove cause of death - Accused acquitted - According to FIR death was caused due to poisoning which deceased was compelled to consume - No injuries found on body of deceased - None of witnesses spoke to factum of their witnessing deceased consuming poison either under..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Term `Soon before her death' - Meaning - Held, it does not mean immediately before death - It refers to cruelty or harassment which was meted out in proximity to death...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Term `Soon before' - Nature of - Held, it is a relative term which depends on facts and circumstances of each case - Thus, there must be a nexus between demand of dowry, cruelty or harassment based upon such demand and date of death - Test of proximity will have to be applied - But,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - `Soon before' - Deceased died otherwise than under normal circumstances in her husband's house within 3 months and 4 days of marriage - Evidence on record shows that after marriage deceased was unhappy in matrimonial house because of ill-treatment meted out to her - Cruelty was..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry - Demand of Rs.60,000/- for business of accused husband - Evidence on record shows that accused was unhappy over quantity and quality of dowry received - Words `insufficient and inferior' indicate that transaction of giving dowry was not complete - Insufficient dowry given to accused was..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 157-- Dowry death - Special report to Magistrate - Delay in sending - FIR was lodged promptly on 01.07.1991 at 2.10 P.M. after PW2 came to know about his daughter's death - It reached Magistrate at 7.00 P.M. on 02.07.1991 - Held, this time lag could not be termed as delay...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Presumption as to - Deceased died within seven years of marriage - Held, presumptions u/s.304B IPC and S.113B of Evidence Act, 1872 are attracted - It is for appellant to rebut it...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Evidence Act, 1872, S.113-B - Dowry death - Burden of proof - Held, initial burden of proving death of a woman within seven years of her marriage in circumstances that are not normal is on prosecution - Such death should be in connection with or for a demand of dowry which is accompanied by such..........

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