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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Complaint u/ss 498-A, 406, 34 IPC and S.4 of 1961 Act - Jurisdiction of Court - Appellant living in Delhi - Place of occurrence as per FIR was Meerut - Court at the place where wife resides after leaving matrimonial home has jurisdiction to entertain a complaint u/s 498-A IPC - Case ordered to be..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Inflicting cruelty and torture upon deceased with regard to demand of dowry is proved on record by PW1 and PW2 - No major contradiction found in statements made by these PWs - Link between acts of accused and death of deceased is established from depositions of these PWs -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - There was dispute between deceased and accused prior to occurrence, as Rs.50,000 was demanded by accused from parents of deceased - Deceased was harassed for such dowry demand - Evidence of father of deceased proved said fact which was corroborated by evidence of PW13 - Charge u/s 498-A..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Complaint u/s 498-A IPC and Ss.3,4 of Dowry Prohibition Act - Settlement arrived at in between the parties - Parties consciously chose to unconditionally drop all proceedings related to marriage inter se including criminal action - Criminal complaint quashed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 389, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304-- Bail during pendency of appeal against conviction - Offence u/ss 498-A, 304(Part I)PC - Accused already suffered incarceration for a period of approximately 27 months out of a total sentence of 10 years R.I awarded by trial Court which is affirmed by High Court - It is thus, a fit case to grant..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 114, 323-- Conviction of appellant u/ss 498-A, 114 & 323 - Accused No.3 to 5 acquitted - Husband undergone the sentence - Overt act attributed to appellant that he physically assaulted deceased on two occasions - Accusation of physical assault by appellant on deceased not proved - Appellant acquitted...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 179-- Complaint u/s 498-A IPC - Jurisdiction - 2019(2) Apex Court Judgments 344 (S.C.) : 2019(2) Criminal Court Cases 578 (S.C.) followed, wherein held : Courts at the place where wife takes shelter after leaving or driven away from matrimonial home on account of acts of cruelty committed by husband or..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 179-- Offence u/s 498-A IPC - Jurisdiction - Place where wife takes shelter after leaving or driven away from the matrimonial home on account of acts of cruelty committed by the husband or his relatives, would, dependent on the factual situation, also have jurisdiction to entertain a complaint alleging..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Harassment of a woman by unlawful demand of dowry also partakes the character of `Cruelty'...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Any wilful conduct which is likely to drive the woman to commit suicide is sufficient for conviction u/s 498-A IPC...........

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