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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died within six months of her marriage by sustaining burn injuries at her matrimonial home - Deceased was badly burnt and was smelling of kerosene - Question of accidental fire does not arise as prosecution successfully discharged preliminary and primary burden..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Reduction of sentence - There is no convincing/persuasive reason or ground to alter the sentence awarded to accused, husband of deceased - However, sentence awarded to other accused persons, brother-i, law and sister-i, law of deceased, is accordingly reduced from life..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Death by administering poison - Acquittal calls for no interference on the grounds viz. (1) allegation regarding harassment of deceased soon before her death for demand of dowry not substantiated; (2) Evidence regarding administration of poison not available on record; (3)..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - No evidence that deceased was treated with cruelty or harassment in connection with demand of dowry "soon before her death' - Conviction u/s 304-B IPC cannot be sustained...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Tension in matrimonial home by itself does not establish that it was of result of dowry demand - Allegation of dowry demand has to be specifically made and proved by satisfactory evidence...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption - Once ingredients of S.304-B IPC are established or shown or proved even by preponderance of possibility, initial presumption of innocence is replaced by an assumption of guilt of accused, thereupon transferring the heavy burden of proof upon accused and requiring him to..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 201-- Dowry death - Deceased died within 13 months of her marriage - She did not die under abnormal circumstances as she died of complication during her pregnancy - There is a customary rite prevailing in community to submerse the corpse of pregnant woman in river - Corpse of deceased was not disposed..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34-- Dowry death - Bail - Charge-sheet already filed - No chance to approach or tamper with the evidence - No chance to flee from trial as petitioner was working as Assistant General Manager in Reserve Bank of India - Petitioner infact not withdrawn any amount from Bank account of deceased in relation..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 217-- Framing of additional charge - Additional charge u/s 302 IPC cannot be framed mechanically in a case u/s 304-B IPC - In a case where charge alleging dowry death is framed, a charge u/s 302 IPC can be framed if evidence otherwise permits - Order framing charge mechanically set aside - However,..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - When complainant and his family members reached the house of accused, all the accused persons were found inside the house and were not found absconding - This conduct is a strong indicator of their innocence...........

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