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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-B-- Dowry death - Ingredients of the provision are : (1) the death of a woman should be caused by burns or fatal injury or otherwise than under normal circumstances; (2) such death should have occurred within seven years of her marriage; (3) she must have been subjected to cruelty or harassment by her..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-B-- Dowry death - `Soon before death' - Reasonable time is the best criteria to be applied for appreciation and examination of such cases - In other words, there should be a reasonable, if not direct, nexus between her death and dowry related cruelty or harassment inflicted on her...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304, 279-- Rash and negligent driving - Culpability - Even when one is driving vehicle at slow speed but recklessly and negligently - It would amount to `rash and negligent driving' u/s 279 IPC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2, 4-- Dowry death - Husband demanded specific sum from his father-i, law - When not given, harassed and tortured his wife - Wife died after some days - Case would clearly fall within definition of "dowry" under the Act of 1961 and S.304-B IPC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 9-- Accident case - Court Identification - Instead of test identification parade - Propriety - Not a case where accused is shown to witnesses prior to his being identified in Court - Held, Court identification itself is good identification in the eyes of law - It is not always necessary that it must..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304, 279, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Road accident case - Doctrine of res ipsa loquitor - Applicability in criminal cases - Held, it is equally extended to criminal cases of accident and not merely to civil jurisprudence provided attendant circumstances and basic facts are proved...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304, 279, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Road accident case - Doctrine of res ipsa loquitor - Applicability - Doctrine comes to aid at subsequent stage where it is not clear as to how and due to whose negligence accident occurred - Court with aid of proper evidence may take assistance of attendant circumstances and apply doctrine of res..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Negligence - Meaning of - (I) It means omission to do something which reasonable and prudent person guided by similar considerations would not do; (II) It is not absolute term but is relative one and rather a comparative term; (III) It is difficult to state with precision any mathematically exact..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Rash and negligent driving - Conduct of driver - Relevant factor - After accident, bus driver moved the bus away to different point - Held, if accused was innocent then he would have left vehicle at the place of accident to show that he was on his proper side for driving and jeep trying to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Road accident cases - Concept of `culpable rashness' and `culpable negligence' - (A) `Culpable rashness' is acting with consciousness that mischievous and illegal consequences may follow but with hope that they will not and often with the belief that actor has taken sufficient precautions to..........

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