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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2-- Dowry demand - Not referable to marriage - Woman subjected to cruelty or harassment for or in connection with such a demand - Not an offence punishable u/s 304-B IPC - Legislature should step in and make even such demand subject matter of offence punishable u/s 304-B IPC...........
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 - 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 - 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..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Dowry death - Suicide - There is no presumption that every suicide committed by a married woman in her i, laws house or at her parents' house has to be because she was suffering harassment at the hands of her husband or her i, laws...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439-- Bail - Dowry death - Petitioner father-i, law of deceased himself informed complainant about demise of deceased without any delay - No ante mortem injury on body of deceased - No possibility of petitioner influencing any witness since statements of all witnesses is already recorded by trial Court..........
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..........

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