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BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 7-- Saptapadi - Taking seven pheras, by bride and bridegroom jointly, around bundle of burning agarbattis - It is sufficient compliance of S.7 of the Act...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Conviction - Validity - Death of bride by burning within 7 years of marriage - Statement of mother of deceased regarding demand of dowry is general and not specific - No specific incidence has been indicated suggesting cruelty or harassment made by accused - Though allegation of..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Death of bride by burning within seven days of marriage - Demand of inverter - No whisper about this demand in dying declaration - Not believable that in such short span of time, husband or his family members would treat the bride with such extreme cruelty for the sake of inverter -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 302-- Bride burning - Accused also sustained burn injuries in his hand - Medical treatment not taken from the same doctor on the same day - Medical treatment not taken till arrested after seven days - Plea of accused rejected...........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 300-- Bride burning - Two dying declarations - Material contradictions - Held, where there were material contradictions in two dying declarations made in a bride burning case, declarations can be said to be not reliable...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 366, 368-- Death sentence - Rarest of rare case - Case of bride burning fall in the category of rarest of rare case and hence deserve death sentence - Rarest of rare case does not mean that the act is uncommon - It means that the act is brutal and barbaric - Bride killing is certainly barbaric - In the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Demand of scooter - Allegation of demand against husband, his mother and brother - Death of bride by burning - No evidence as to what was the exact act and conduct of mother and brother by which deceased felt tortured - Conviction of mother and brother set aside - Husband used to..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Bride burning - Conviction of husband and mother-in-law - Cruelty and harassment demanding dowry not proved - Deceased highly quality lady, M.A., B.Ed. and had aspiration to become a teacher - Feeling depressed for not getting a job committed suicide by burning herself - Conviction set aside...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section S.32, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Bride burning - Dying declaration - Three dying declarations containing contrary contents - Dying declaration recorded by SDM - It did not bear medical certificate of fitness of deceased, but record of medical treatment showed that deceased was in a position to make a statement before the SDM -..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A-- Suicide by burning - Bride suffering from epilepsy as such she was acutely harassed - Husband sentenced to 10 years RI - Another accused aged 74 years - His sentence reduced to already undergone...........

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