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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption - Once ingredients of S.304-B IPC are established or shown or proved even by preponderance of possibility, initial presumption of innocence is replaced by an assumption of guilt of accused, thereupon transferring the heavy burden of proof upon accused and requiring him to..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 201-- Dowry death - Deceased died within 13 months of her marriage - She did not die under abnormal circumstances as she died of complication during her pregnancy - There is a customary rite prevailing in community to submerse the corpse of pregnant woman in river - Corpse of deceased was not disposed..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34-- Dowry death - Bail - Charge-sheet already filed - No chance to approach or tamper with the evidence - No chance to flee from trial as petitioner was working as Assistant General Manager in Reserve Bank of India - Petitioner infact not withdrawn any amount from Bank account of deceased in relation..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 217-- Framing of additional charge - Additional charge u/s 302 IPC cannot be framed mechanically in a case u/s 304-B IPC - In a case where charge alleging dowry death is framed, a charge u/s 302 IPC can be framed if evidence otherwise permits - Order framing charge mechanically set aside - However,..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 201, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Deceased died within 5 years of her marriage in her matrimonial home - Deceased alleged to be set ablaze by accused persons - However, there was no sign of fire or any burnt article or any mark of smoke on walls or roof - Only on the basis of fact that..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A-- Nature of offence - Cause of death is doubtful as to whether it was due to hanging or strangulation - But deceased died unnatural death within seven years of her marriage in matrimonial home - There was demand of dowry - Deceased was beaten by her i, laws but there was no reference that husband..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Deceased died within 7 years of marriage by hanging - Evidence of PWs clearly establishes that there was demand for dowry and deceased was being mentally harassed - Presumption u/s 113-B of Evidence Act arises since deceased died within seven years of..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Nature of offence - Deceased died within 2-1/2 years of her marriage by burning - PWs proved that accused harassed deceased regularly - Even on the date of incident accused and deceased were present and on the same day deceased sustained burn injuries inside her room - All family members of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 498A, 201, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Murder - Cruelty - Circumstantial evidence - Deceased was subjected to cruelty on the day of occurrence and she died due to multiple injuries - Dead body of deceased recovered from well - Family members of deceased deposed that relations between deceased and her husband/accused were estranged due..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia)-- Divorce - Cruelty - Evidence on record that wife married respondent after taking divorce from her first husband - Attitude of wife towards husband and his family members was not cordial from very beginning - Wife treated husband with cruelty by forcing him to live separately from his parents and..........

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