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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Death in house of in-laws due to head injuries - No explanation by accused as to how injuries occurred - Defence that accused was suffering from epilepsy and her head collided with door bar during bout of fits not supported by medical evidence - Deceased cremated during wee hours..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry demand - Demand of scooter - Defence plea that accused had already a scooter and motor cycle and there was no necessity to make demand of a scooter - Held, it is matter of common knowledge that even if in-laws had several things in the house, still they demand dowry...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 201-- Dowry death - Demand of dowry not proved - Evidence of I.O. and defence witnesses that deceased was suffering from ailment - Possible efforts made to save life of deceased but she could not survive - Cremation of deceased made in presence of informant and certain villagers - This shows that..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Poisoning - No material on record to show that deceased was subjected to cruelty for demand of dowry - Nagging by husband for not holding B.Ed. degree cannot be believed as father of deceased himself arranged for her admission in B.Ed. college - Demand of Rs. 60,000/- by..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Death by burn injuries - Prosecution of husband and his sister - Allegation of maltreatment and harassment in connection with demand of dowry - Demand of scooter and video from father of deceased - Conviction - Appeal against - Defence that house of accused caught fire and deceased..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2005
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6-- Dowry demand - Amount of Rs.10,000/- paid through PW2 and PW7 - PW7 did not state in her deposition that she had gone with PW2 to hand over the amount to the appellant whereas PW2 stated that she had gone with PW7 to pay the amount - It is not the case of the defence that PW7 denied having gone to..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Conviction of husband - Deceased married on 16.4.2001 and found dead on night of 8.3.2002 in her bed room, where deceased and appellant were sleeping - Post mortem report showed cause of death as asphyxia due to strangulation - Death is other than natural - There is no point in..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Dowry death - Suicide by taking poison - Accused made efforts to save the deceased by taking her to doctor - No demand of dowry made at the time of marriage - Demand of buffalo or Rs.5,000/- made for a period of 4/5 years prior to death and that cannot be a reason compelling deceased to commit..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Presumption - Cannot be drawn against the accused if it is shown that after the alleged demand, cruelty or harassment the dispute stood resolved and there was no evidence of cruelty or harassment thereafter - Mere lapse of some time by itself would not provide to an accused a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Defence - Letters written by the deceased to her brother - No letter mentions the demand of dowry or of fridge, scooter or T.V. as the witnesses stated during evidence - Demand of dowry not proved...........

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