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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 - Sewing machine given by parents of deceased as she knew tailoring is a gift which cannot be considered as a part of demand by husband for himself or for his family members - Acquittal upheld...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4 -- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Three sisters of husband - All married and living independently in different places - No clear allegations levelled against any of the sisters - No material relating to harassment - Proceedings against sisters quashed...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 498A -- Death by burning - Deceased sustained 88% burn injuries - Cruelty - Letters allegedly written by deceased to her father in her own handwriting disclosing mental and physical cruelty imputed on deceased by her i, laws - However, no efforts made to investigate the handwriting of deceased - Material improvements in the testimonies..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 201 -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Circumstantial evidence - Deceased found missing while travelling in train along with accused - Dead body recovered after 6 days from the railway track not proved to be of deceased - No allegation of cruelty or harassment for or in connection with dowry demand made against accused and his family..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Dowry death - Expression `soon before her death' imply that there must be existence of a proximate and live link between effect of cruelty based on dowry demand and death concerned - If alleged incident of cruelty is remote in time and has become stale enough not to disturb the mental equilibrium of..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34 -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died unnatural death by committing suicide within seven years of her marriage - There is ample evidence on record that deceased was harassed, maltreated and was subjected to cruelty for and in connection with demand of dowry, which started from the time of her marriage and continued till..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia) -- Divorce - Cruelty - Decree of divorce, in favour of husband, set aside by High Court - Appeal by husband - Wife accepted Rs.5 lakhs as permanent alimony and thereafter not present from which it is clear that wife is not interested to prosecute the matter - Husband remarried a decade ago after decree of divorce was granted by..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A -- Cruelty - Deceased subjected to cruelty at the hands of her husband and her in laws - Evidence on record shows that deceased harassed beyond limits by her-i, laws which caused her grave mental and physical injury and made her run away from matrimonial home on several times and ultimately resulted in her death - Offence punishable..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 114, 32 -- Abetment of suicide - Presumption - Dying declaration - Evidence on record shows that deceased committed suicide due to cruelty and harassment by her i, laws - But deceased stated in her dying declaration that she consumed poisonous tablets by mistake - Accused took the deceased to hospital as..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A -- Cruelty - Reduction of sentence - Keeping in view the age of accused No.1 mother-i, law who is around 60 years of age and accused No.2, sister-i, law of deceased, who is more than 35 years of age and having a child to take care of, sentence reduced to period already undergone by them...........

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