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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Word `relative of husband' in S.304-B IPC would mean such persons, who are related by blood, marriage or adoption - A relative who is not related to husband either by blood or marriage or adoption cannot be prosecuted u/s 304-B - However, he may be prosecuted u/s 306 IPC, in case the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Expression "soon before" is a relative term which is required to be considered under the specific circumstances of each case and no straight jacket formula can be laid down by fixing time - Term "soon before" is synonyms with the term "immediately before"...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Dowry death - Deposition of father and uncle of deceased that injury marks were found on the body when deceased came to house of her father - However, it is not known on which part of body injury marks were noticed - In case the marks were on the exposed portion of body, they could have noticed..........
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..........
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, 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Suicide - Absence of viscera report - Does not make any difference to fate of case - For purposes of S.304-B mere fact of an unnatural death is sufficient to invite presumption u/s.113-B Evidence Act - Chemical examination of viscera is not mandatory in every case of a dowry death -..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Maximum punishment - It is a case of suicidal death as no evidence of direct involvement of accused is there though indirectly he may be held responsible for death of deceased - No justification for Court to award life imprisonment when minimum sentence is 7 years - Sentence reduced..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B- - Dowry death - Sentence of life imprisonment - Absence of direct connection of accused with death of deceased is a mitigating factor - It is a case of suicidal death as no evidence of direct involvement of accused husband is there though indirectly he is held responsible for such death - Held,..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry Death - Proof - No evidence on record even to suggest remotely that deceased was harassed in any manner or treated with cruelty by appellants in connection with and on account of specific demand of dowry soon before her death - Held, there should be a perceptible nexus between her death and..........

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