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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Trial Court opined that PW9 miserably failed to prove the source of money paid to accused and thus, acquitted the accused - High Court held that evidence of PW9 and PW11 was not appreciated in a proper perspective by trial Court - No perversity in judgment of trial Court -..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 34, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(1)(10)-- Dowry death - Appeal against acquittal - Burn injuries - Deceased admitted to hospital but died next day - No effort made to take her dying declaration - Doctor who treated deceased at Mussoorie, Dehradun and Delhi not examined - It was a love marriage - At the time of marriage there was no demand..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Presumption - Appeal against acquittal u/s 304-B IPC - In the instant case, deceased was at her parent`s home for two months prior to death, this fact does not wipe out the effect of harassment for dowry suffered by the deceased - Even, sexual act was apparently not without..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 302-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death due to kidney failure - Chemical Examiner's report that no common poison could be detected - No other injury detected during post mortem examination - Report of Chemical Examiner drawn by a series of analysis is an authentic piece of evidence to be relied upon in the..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption - Appeal against acquittal - Evidence on record reveals that there was demand of dowry in form of gold and property and because of that accused used to beat, ill-treat and harass the deceased - Further progression of events, just prior to marriage till unnatural death of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Summoning of additional accused - Order taking cognizance u/ss 498-A, 304-B IPC - Co-accused acquitted from the alleged offences - It is duty of Court below to consider judgment of acquittal passed in respect of co-accused, before invoking power u/s 319 Cr.P.C. - Impugned order of taking..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Death by burning - Demand of Rs.20,000 made by accused two years prior to death of deceased, is too remote to occurrence and therefore, would not satisfy the requirement of `soon before her death' contemplated u/s 304-B(1) IPC - Acquittal upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Sewing machine given by parents of deceased as she knew tailoring is a gift which cannot be considered as a part of demand by husband for himself or for his family members - Acquittal upheld...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 304B-- Abetment of suicide - Dowry death - Deceased committed suicide by pouring kerosene oil on herself and set herself on fire within 4 years of her marriage - She was repeatedly assaulted by accused/husband - Complaint made by deceased to women cell shows that deceased made every attempt to salvage..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Accused claiming parity with co-accused on account of acquittal - Demand of dowry is not attributable to relatives of accused in the absence of specific attribution - Moreover, demand of motorcycle is definitely attributed to accused being beneficiary of said demand - Accused cannot..........

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