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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 - 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...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2016
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 6 -- Entrustment of dowry amount and articles - Complaint against parents and sisters of husband - No specific allegations against appellants that dowry articles were entrusted to them - Nor there is any evidence that dowry articles were used by appellants who were living separately - Uncontroverted allegations made in complaint do not..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Death in matrimonial home - It is not proved that marriage was performed within seven years and that deceased was subjected to cruelty and harassment by her husband and any other relative, in connection with demand of dowry,soon before her death -..........

CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32 -- Four dying declarations - Dowry death - Death by burning - Deceased stated in her first three dying declarations that incident occurred accidentally - However, deceased stated altogether different story in her fourth dying declaration that she was set on fire by her mother-i, law - Evidence on record shows that before recording of fourth..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Deceased died within seven years of her marriage by consuming poison - Specific allegations on record regarding demand of motorcycle and cash soon before occurrence - Mere fact that no complaint was moved or no Panchayat was held during the lifetime of deceased is no ground to discard prosecution version - All..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 201 -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Circumstantial evidence - Deceased found missing while travelling in train along with accused - Dead body recovered after 6 days from the railway track not proved to be of deceased - No allegation of cruelty or harassment for or in connection with dowry demand made against accused and his family..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Deceased died within one year of her marriage by consuming poison - FIR lodged against husband, his parents and uncle - Acquittal of all accused except husband - Husband alone cannot be convicted on the very same evidence, which was right from the beginning directed towards all accused in equal proportion, without any..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Dowry death - Presumption - Where all the ingredients of S.304-B IPC are attracted, Court shall presume that accused had caused dowry death - However, it is open to accused to adduce such evidence for disproving such conclusive presumption as burden is unmistakably on him to do so and he can..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Dowry death - Expression `soon before her death' imply that there must be existence of a proximate and live link between effect of cruelty based on dowry demand and death concerned - If alleged incident of cruelty is remote in time and has become stale enough not to disturb the mental equilibrium of..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34 -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died unnatural death by committing suicide within seven years of her marriage - There is ample evidence on record that deceased was harassed, maltreated and was subjected to cruelty for and in connection with demand of dowry, which started from the time of her marriage and continued till..........

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