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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2020
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 177, 178, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4 -- Quashing of proceedings - Lack of territorial jurisdiction - Allegation of thrashing and abusing and snatching her son - Offence said to be committed within area of place `G' - Veracity of this fact is to be seen by trial Court..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 506, 120B, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482 -- Cruelty - Quashing of proceedings - Father-in-law, brother-in-law and sister-in-law of complainant - No direct and specific allegations against petitioners that they had given beatings to complainant or demanded any dowry article or misappropriated stridhan - Complainant failed..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2020
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4 -- Summoning of additional accused - Dowry death - Main allegation is against husband and father-in-law of deceased supported by dying deceleration - However, no accusation against prospective accused in dying declaration - General allegation..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by burning - Allegation against mother-in-law - Deceased died unnatural death within 7 years of her marriage - She was subjected to cruelty and harassment soon before her death and same being in connection with demand of dowry - Presumption u/s 113-B of Evidence..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2020
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Summoning of additional accused - Dowry death - No specific allegation qua ill-treatment, much less any demand of dowry finds mention qua both of accused - Vague allegations made against them - Even investigating agency during investigation did not find any complicity of both the accused -..........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2020
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A -- Bail - Dowry death - Cruelty - Exorbitant demands - Claim for demand not supported by any material evidence - Deceased not coping with stress relating to the examinations and the results - Vivid description as to how deceased had a "loving, caring, hot and handsome husband" - Bail..........

MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306 -- Abetment of suicide - Accused did not act by way of assistance, instigation or conspiracy in abetting deceased to commit suicide - Singular act of physically assaulting deceased - Same not an instance of continuing violence against deceased and it was not of such nature that deceased had no option but to commit suicide - Allegation..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 406 -- Criminal breach of trust - Absence of convincing evidence as to entrustment of dowry articles - Question of misappropriation of dowry articles does not arise - Proof of entrustment is one of the main ingredients of offence of criminal breach of trust to attract an offence punishable u/s 406 IPC...........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406 -- Offence u/ss 498-A, 406 IPC - No specific allegation of any entrustment of any article having been made to any of accused - No convincing evidence from which an inference could be drawn that complainant was subjected to alleged harassment so as to pressurize and coerce her to meet unlawful demands of dowry of accused - Accused..........

CALCUTTA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased committed suicide within one year of her marriage by hanging from end of her saree - Dowry was given to accused at the time of marriage, but they demanded further dowry and subjected deceased to torture - Whenever, deceased came to her parental home, she narrated such incidents of torture to..........

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