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PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 120B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Presumption - Material on record shows that it was an accidental burn injuries caused to deceased by her own negligence without any role played by accused persons - All PWs are inconsistent with the period of marriage and demand of dowry - Their testimony is not sufficient..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry offence - Compounding of offence - Offences non compoundable - Petitioner and first respondent have reconciled and seek to live together - Respondent has no objection in allowing petition - Criminal proceedings quashed...........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Conviction - Validity - Continued demand of Rs.50,000/- and one sewing machine - Victim also sent letter indicating renewal of such demand - Prosecution has established demand of dowry, torture and unnatural death of deceased within one year of her marriage - Burden shifted upon..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry Death - Proof - No evidence on record even to suggest remotely that deceased was harassed in any manner or treated with cruelty by appellants in connection with and on account of specific demand of dowry soon before her death - Held, there should be a perceptible nexus between her death and..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 438, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 406, 498A-- Anticipatory bail - Misappropriation of dowry articles - Cruelty - Anticipatory bail cannot be refused merely on the ground that some of dowry articles were not recovered - Proceedings u/ss 406 & 498-A IPC are not meant for recovery of dowry articles - Complainant if so chooses can move Civil..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Relatives of husband - Not to be benefitted in any manner from the alleged demand as they were residing separately - Held, it would not be safe to convict relatives of husband in the absence of any acceptable evidence of specific role, overt-act and demand of dowry, soon before the..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Dowry demand & cruelty - Criminal proceedings - Quashing - Main accused husband of deceased acquitted from charges - Continuance of criminal proceedings against remaining accused i.e. i, laws of deceased - Held, it would be abuse of process of law especially when there was bleak possibility of..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, 304B-- Appeal against acquittal - I, laws and husband of deceased alleged to have harassed her mentally and physically as she could not bear child which led her to commit suicide - Prosecution failed to produce any evidence to prove demand of dowry or that they taunted her for not bearing child after..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Section 12, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Domestic violence - Complaint - Quashing of proceeding - There is an allegation of demand of dowry and also misbehaving complainant/respondent by way of using filthy language, involving her dignity - Held, criminal proceeding cannot be quashed against i, laws at this stage - Petition dismissed...........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 320, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 294, 307, 506, 406, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Quashing of criminal proceedings - Matrimonial dispute resolved amicably - Held, criminal proceeding liable to be quashed - Petition allowed...........

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