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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 8-- Murder - Motive - Genesis of occurrence suppressed by prosecution - Case involves a fight between accused and deceased - However, evidence of direct witnesses not satisfactory - There is absence of extreme cruelty, even if it is assumed that accused hit the deceased with log - Had there been..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Allegation against parents of A-1 - A-1 attacked his wife brutally with aruval - Letter was sent by wife to the office of Chief Minister and inquiries were conducted by police - However, no complaint was made by wife or her parents regarding any dowry related harassment -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 498A, 120B-- Bail - Murder of wife by husband - Cruelty - Material collected by CBI during investigation is documentary on basis of photographs which was to be tested during trial - Family members of deceased and some doctors who were close to family arrived after the incident and postmortem was conducted in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Presumption - Allegation against husband and mother-i, law of deceased - Deceased committed suicide by consuming poison within 6 months of her marriage - Categorical findings of two Courts below that husband and mother-i, law of deceased demanded dowry from parents..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A-- Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Reduction of sentence - Accused mother-i, law of deceased is now around 75 years of age and is not keeping well - She already undergone total jail sentence of 9 months - As regarding husband of deceased, he also undergone sentence of around 1 year and 1 month..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13, Special Marriage Act, 1954, Section 27-- Divorce - Mental cruelty - Refusal to participate in proceedings for divorce and forcing husband to stay in a dead marriage - In itself constitutes mental cruelty...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Summoning of accused - Cruelty - Dowry death - Evidence produced does not show involvement of accused in offences - Impugned order, summoning appellant, set aside...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 354A, 354B, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Quashing of proceedings - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Complaint discloses a prima facie case against accused persons - Order taking cognizance against accused rightly passed by Trial Court - High Court ought not to interfered in the said order - Impugned order of High Court quashing the criminal..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Object - S.498-A IPC was inserted in statue with laudable object of punishing cruelty at the hands of husband or his relatives against a wife particularly when such cruelty had potential to result in suicide or murder of a woman...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Offence u/s 498-A IPC - Over implication of family members of husband - Omnibus allegations against all relatives of husband cannot be taken at face value when in normal course it may only be husband or at best his parents who may be accused of demanding dowry or causing cruelty - To check over..........

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