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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..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Cruelty - Dowry death - In order to establish offence u/s 304-B IPC, presumption u/s 113-B of Evidence Act cannot be raised against accused until independently offence u/s 498-A IPC is proved by leading evidence of specific allegation with regard to time and date of such demand and cruelty and..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32(1)-- Summoning of additional accused - Dying declaration - Dowry death - It is apparent from FIR that specific allegation of demand of dowry is only against husband and not against any other person - Dying declaration of deceased recorded by Judicial Magistrate clearly reveals that deceased caught fire..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Grievous hurt - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Burden of proof - Prosecution successfully established that burn injuries to victim caused in the house of accused - Burden thus, shifts upon accused to explain those injuries u/s 106 of Evidence Act, which burden could not be discharged by accused -..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Grievous hurt - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Victim was put to fire on being tortured for demand of dowry - Defence taken a plea that victim caught fire accidentally - However, Doctor who examined victim stated that injuries could not be caused by accident, as same were caused by pouring kerosene oil..........
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 case by wife - Wife made false allegation against husband regarding his mental condition - She also lodged an FIR for the same - Later on wife again lodged a report against husband and i, laws after just 3 days of her return from her matrimonial house -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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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...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Dowry death - Appreciation of evidence - No iota of evidence is available on record that `M' son of appellant has ever visited native place of deceased to inform about occurrence - Neither any police record is requisitioned to prove this fact nor said witness has been examined as defence witness -..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 156, 190, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 354, 506, 34-- Application u/s 156(3) Cr.P.C. for offence u/s 498-A, 406, 354, 506, 34 IPC - Magistrate taking cognizance and adjourning case for pre-summoning evidence instead of issuing direction to police to register FIR - Ground for such order as : (a) Allegation of cruelty does not require any investigation..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption - Appeal against acquittal - Evidence on record reveals that there was demand of dowry in form of gold and property and because of that accused used to beat, ill-treat and harass the deceased - Further progression of events, just prior to marriage till unnatural death of..........

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