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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 306-- Abetment of suicide - No direct evidence to establish that accused either aided or instigated deceased to commit suicide or entered into any conspiracy to aid her in committing suicide - Even no material on record to show that immediately prior to deceased committing suicide there was cruelty..........
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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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia)-- Divorce - Illicit relationship - Allegation by both husband and wife - If husband contended that allegations of illegitimate relations made against him has amounted to mental cruelty, than, bald allegations made by husband against wife would also amount to same - Mental cruelty so as to dissolve..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia)-- Divorce - Cruelty - Initiation of proceedings u/s 107/151 Cr.P.C. by wife - At that time misunderstanding was brewing in the marital life of parties - Wife in such circumstances had adopted he legal course to protect her rights - Such action taken in accordance with law cannot, in nay event, be..........
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...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by burning within 7 years of marriage - However, prosecution failed to prove that deceased was subjected to cruelty or harassment soon before her death in connection with any demand of dowry - Even father of deceased did not have direct knowledge of demand of dowry -..........

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