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HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, 34-- Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Deceased committed suicide in her matrimonial home - Relations between accused and deceased were cordial for 1-1/2 years of marriage - Accused are agriculturalists and accused forced deceased to work in fields - Incidents relied upon by prosecution are trivial in..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Deceased committed suicide within seven years of her marriage - Cause of death could not be ascertained - Soon after marriage she was subjected to demand of dowry specially the scooter - Bald statements on record that deceased was beaten for dowry - These..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Deceased having a pregnancy of 20 weeks committed suicide within 3 years of her marriage leaving behind a ten months old child - Defence of accused that deceased committed suicide because she was not permitted to go to her mother's place does not inspire confidence,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Presumption - Once prosecution succeeds in establishing component of cruelty leading to conviction u/s 498-A, normally Court cannot refuse to invoke presumption of abetment, if other requirements of S.113-A of Evidence Act stand satisfied...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Deceased having a pregnancy of 20 weeks committed suicide within 3 years of her marriage - She was being harassed both physically and mentally and in direct as well as indirect ways for non compliance with demand of accused for Rs.1 lakhs for investment in his..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Compromise during pendency of appeal filed against conviction - Accused cannot be acquitted on the basis of compromise - However, Appellate Court can take lenient view in awarding sentence after hearing appeal, if conviction is sustained...........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 34-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Cause of death was not certain - Defence contended that deceased died due to snake bite - However, dead body of deceased exhumed 14 days after her death and postmortem not yielded any results as to cause of death - It is thus uncertain that whether there was a snake bite or..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Two types of cruelty are : (i) wilful conduct of a nature which is likely to drive a woman to commit suicide or to cause grave injury or danger to life, limb or health - Wilful conduct can be both mental and physical but it must relate to a woman; (ii) relatable to property, and with a..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 307, 34-- Cruelty - Attempt to murder - Victim stated that beatings were given all over her body by accused - However, injuries as per MLC are not substantiated by statement of victim - MLC shows that injuries were possible by fall from staircase - Victim is unreliable witness as she was not in a fit state..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Reduction of sentence - Incident 30 years old - Accused and complainant now separately settled in their families after re-marriage - Five other accused, who were family members of accused were already acquitted - After a long gap of 30 years, it does not appear justified to send accused..........

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