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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Inflicting cruelty and torture upon deceased with regard to demand of dowry is proved on record by PW1 and PW2 - No major contradiction found in statements made by these PWs - Link between acts of accused and death of deceased is established from depositions of these PWs -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - There was dispute between deceased and accused prior to occurrence, as Rs.50,000 was demanded by accused from parents of deceased - Deceased was harassed for such dowry demand - Evidence of father of deceased proved said fact which was corroborated by evidence of PW13 - Charge u/s 498-A..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 125-- Maintenance to wife - Wife living separately with her parents - Wife proved that dowry harassment and marpeet was committed by husband which is supported by FIR lodged - Allegation against wife that she had relations with someone else provides additional ground to wife to live separately - There..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia)-- Divorce - Cruelty upon husband - Wife started living in a separate room in same house and stopped taking to any of members of family - She used to cook food only for herself and that too separately - Wife frequently hurled abuses on her husband and even threatened to implicate him in a false case..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Oral statements of PWs and documentary evidence in the shape of letters written by deceased to her father not supported prosecution case - There is no inference of any demand of dowry in such letter as well - Prosecution failed to prove either demand of dowry or that any such demand..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439-- Bail - Dowry death - Cruelty - Two dying declarations - Death by burning - First dying declaration given immediately after the incident after certificate of fitness given to deceased goes to show that burn injuries sustained by deceased are due to an accident - In such a situation, a man of common..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by burning - 99% burn injuries - Accused neither present at the time when dead body was identified nor present at the time of post mortem examination - Death occurred in the house of accused and they have to explain circumstances which were within their specific..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860-Cruelty - Major contradictions in the statements of father and brother of victim in respect of demand of dowry - Even in FIR lodged by PW1, it is not mentioned that victim was subjected to cruelty or harassment by accused for demand of dowry - Offence u/s 498-A IPC not made out against accused -..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Hostile witness - Dowry death - Cruelty - Conviction cannot be recorded on solitary statement of witness who disowned his testimony of examinatio, i, chief and has turned hostile during beginning of cross-examination - Conviction and sentence set aside - Accused acquitted...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Hostile witness - Dowry death - Cruelty - PW1 turned hostile in cross-examination - Statement of PW1 given in examinatio, i, chief could be used for purpose of corroboration and support of such evidence - A person who has stated in examinatio, i, chief does not remain trustworthy and his solitary..........

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