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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..........

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 her marriage and herself -..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Basic essentials of the provision of S.304-B are : (i) The death of a woman was caused by any burns or bodily injury or otherwise than under normal circumstances; (ii) Such death have occurred within seven years of her marriage; and (iii) Soon before her death she was subjected to cruelty or harassment by her husband or any relative..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- FIR - Delay - Dowry death - Delay in lodging FIR not much - But it does bring an element of doubt when defence is successful in showing that girl made a statement in the presence of medical officer that she was under the influence of some evil spirits...........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Death by burning within two years of marriage - 92% burn injuries - It was husband and i, laws who had brought her to hospital - No evidence in connection with demand of dowry - Prosecution was obliged to show that soon before occurrence there was cruelty and harassment which they have failed - Accused acquitted...........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Death in matrimonial home - It is not proved that marriage was performed within seven years and that deceased was subjected to cruelty and harassment by her husband and any other relative, in connection with demand of dowry,soon before her death -..........

CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Death by burning - Deceased sustained 95% burn injuries - Allegation against mother-i, law - No specific allegation of commission of cruelty and harassment upon deceased by accused in connection with demand of dowry except allegation of demand of Rs.25,000 from accused side in treatment of deceased - Deceased was..........

MADRAS HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4 -- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Death by hanging - Allegation that all accused joined together and demanded huge amounts from deceased in the form of dowry - Since deceased was not able to meet out their demand, she committed suicide - However, nothing stated in complaint with regard to demand..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Expression `Soon before' is not synonymous with `immediate before' - There must be existence of proximate and live-link between fact of cruelty based on dowry demand and death concerned...........

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