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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia) -- Divorce - Cruelty - Threats or acts of committing suicide - Constitute cruelty...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia) -- Divorce - Cruelty - False allegation by wife of extra marital affair of husband - Causes mental cruelty to husband - Divorce granted to husband...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154 -- Offence u/ss 304-B, 498-A, 34 IPC - Delay of 5 years in lodging FIR - Case under alleged offence closed after inquiry u/s 174 Cr.P.C. - FIR lodged after five years of closing of said case on the basis of letters received by brother of deceased - Neither at the time of death of..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Deceased committed suicide - Allegation against father-i, law of deceased - No positive evidence against appellant which can effectively establish his connection with charge of cruelty and torture upon deceased for dowry - Conviction based on inference - Accused presently is 76 years old and is immobile and already..........

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 business - Such harassment falls..........

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, as only for such a trivial..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Section 12, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 -- Domestic violence - Maintenance - Husband contracted second marriage during subsistence of first marriage - Cruelty on wife stood established - Such act constitutes mental domestic violence - Wife held, entitled to seek maintenance under the Act...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6 -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Gifts exchanged during customary occasions in accordance with the prevailing practice and tradition, do not come under the purview of `dowry'...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6 -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Death by burning - Demand of Rs.20,000 made by accused two years prior to death of deceased, is too remote to occurrence and therefore, would not satisfy the requirement of `soon before her death' contemplated u/s 304-B(1) IPC - Acquittal..........

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