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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died within 3 years of her marriage in her matrimonial home due to administration of poison - Post-mortem and burial of deceased conducted in the presence of family members of deceased and they did not raise any doubt about death of deceased at that time - However,..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Cruelty - Suicide - Death due to poisoning within 3 years of marriage - No evidence on record which demonstrate that accused made any demand of dowry from deceased - Except making bald statements, no evidence adduced by PWs to prove any particular act of cruelty or harassment to which deceased was..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439(2), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 506, 323, 34-- Cancellation of anticipatory bail - Offence u/ss 498-A, 406, 506, 323, 34 IPC - Matrimonial dispute - Nothing was said on merits while granting bail to accused and bail was granted as compromise was arrived at between parties - However, conduct of accused was not cordial with complainant, as she..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Presumption - Deceased committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance within 7 years of her marriage due to harassment allegedly made by accused - However, there is no evidence on record that accused used to demand dowry from deceased and tortured her mentally..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A-- Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Comments/taunting being made by accused that deceased had no knowledge of doing household chores including agricultural work, are not of such a nature to have derived the deceased to commit suicide - Accused acquitted...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Dying declaration - Call made by deceased to her mother in the absence of cogent and reliable evidence, cannot be treated as dying declaration...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 306-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Reduction of sentence - Accused is 99 years of age now - He already suffered sentence of one year nine month - Sentence of accused reduced to period already undergone by him, considering his age and role played by him...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 306, 302, 34-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died within 7 years of her marriage as a result of drowning - No marks of injury on the body of deceased were shown in inquest panchnama and post mortem report - Theory that deceased was done to death earlier and thereafter her body was thrown into well, rightly..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 320-- Quashing of proceedings - Offence u/s 498-A IPC - Compromise between parties - Offence not compoundable - If in the interest of justice quashing of FIR is necessary then S.320 Cr.P.C. is not a bar to exercise inherent power of quashing...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 320-- Quashing of proceedings - Offence u/s 498-A IPC - Compromise between parties - Proceedings should be quashed even when wife seeks quashing of proceedings - Any hyper technical view that accused himself should approach Court to quash proceedings pending against him, would be counter productive...........

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