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DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Presumption - Appeal against acquittal u/s 304-B IPC - In the instant case, deceased was at her parent`s home for two months prior to death, this fact does not wipe out the effect of harassment for dowry suffered by the deceased - Even, sexual act was apparently not..........

RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Two dying declarations - Dowry death - Allegation against family members of accused - Nothing stated as to demand of dowry in first dying declaration and admitted that she consumed poison in fit of anger after hearing verbal conversation of accused and her mother-in-law - However, allegations of..........

CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia) -- Divorce - Mental cruelty - Filing of false complaint against husband by wife - Wife filed a criminal case against husband making allegation of demand of dowry and performance of second marriage - However, second marriage of husband not proved and criminal complaint alleging commission of cruelty and demand of dowry also..........

UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased committed suicide by hanging herself on a tree after 3 years of her marriage - However, general allegations levelled by witnesses regarding demand of dowry and cruelty, which is not supported by medical evidence - Allegation of demand of dowry and harassment of..........

PATNA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 320 -- Quashing of criminal proceedings - Offence u/s 498-A IPC and S.4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Divorce between parties - Criminal prosecution can continue...........

PATNA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482 -- Quashing of proceedings - Offence u/s 498-A IPC and S.4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Divorce between parties - Does not wipe out consequences of criminal prosecution, once criminal prosecution has been set in motion...........

PATNA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482 -- Quashing of proceedings - Offence u/s 498-A IPC and S.4 of Dowry Prohibition Act - As per material on record, prima facie case is made out to proceed against accused - Even, allegations levelled in complaint discloses commission of cognizable offence - No case has been made out to exercise inherent powers u/s 482 Cr.P.C. -..........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106 -- Fact within knowledge of a person - Burden of proof - Dowry death - Plea taken by husband that trespassers entered their house and caused head injuries to his wife which resulted into her death - Onus to prove said fact is upon appellant...........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 302, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106 -- Dowry death - Circumstantial evidence - Appeal against conviction - Testimony of PW4, PW5 established that appellant-husband used to torture and harass deceased wife for demand of dowry - Several circumstances on record which point that husband committed murder i.e. he was alone in house..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Divorce Act, 1869, Section 10(x) -- Dissolution of marriage - Mental cruelty - Petition by husband - As per evidence on record, no list of dowry articles was ever given or attached along with police report - Even, allegation of abortion found incorrect against husband or his family members - Moreover, conduct of wife itself goes long way to prove that she in order to avoid..........

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