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PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Deceased died within seven years of her marriage otherwise than under normal circumstances as a result of injuries - Sufficient evidence on record to establish that deceased was subjected to cruelty and harassment in connection with demand of dowry soon before her death - Relations between accused and deceased were not..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Reduction of sentence - Accused belongs to labour class having two minor children to look after, as there is no close relation to look after his children - He has no criminal background and he is a first convict - Ends of justice would be met if sentence awarded to accused is reduced - Sentence of accused reduced from..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 302 -- Dowry death - Deceased died within 7 years of her marriage by hanging - Evidence of family members of deceased does not prove that any demand of dowry was made by husband/accused soon before death of deceased - Even at the time of marriage of deceased, dowry articles were given at the wish of parents of deceased - Admitted fact..........

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 - Gifts exchanged during customary occasions in accordance with the prevailing practice and tradition, do not come under the purview of `dowry'...........

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 - Death by burning - Demand of Rs.20,000 made by accused two years prior to death of deceased, is too remote to occurrence and therefore, would not satisfy the requirement of `soon before her death' contemplated u/s 304-B(1) IPC - Acquittal..........

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...........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 304B -- Abetment of suicide - Dowry death - Deceased committed suicide by pouring kerosene oil on herself and set herself on fire within 4 years of her marriage - She was repeatedly assaulted by accused/husband - Complaint made by deceased to women cell shows that deceased made every attempt to salvage her marriage and herself -..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- FIR - Delay - Dowry death - Delay in lodging FIR not much - But it does bring an element of doubt when defence is successful in showing that girl made a statement in the presence of medical officer that she was under the influence of some evil spirits...........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Death by burning within two years of marriage - 92% burn injuries - It was husband and i, laws who had brought her to hospital - No evidence in connection with demand of dowry - Prosecution was obliged to show that soon before occurrence there was cruelty and harassment which they have failed - Accused acquitted...........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A -- Cruelty - Dowry death - Allegation against married Nanad (sister-i, law) of deceased - No specific allegations against appellant with regard to harassment or any demand of dowry - Only allegation qua appellant was that she had taunted the deceased as to why Maruti car was given in marriage of deceased instead of a Maruti Esteem car..........

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