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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..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 120B -- Second bail application - Dowry death - Husband main accused - Proclamation was issued against petitioner/husband as his presence was not procured in the ordinary course by summoning Court - Earlier bail application of petitioner was dismissed for want of prosecution - Keeping..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378(3), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 302, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4 -- Appeal against acquittal - High Court dealt with appeal in a very cursory and casual manner without adverting to legal contentions and evidence on record - Appeal dismissed by passing a cryptic order - High Court failed to exercise its..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106 -- Dowry death - Burden of proof - Since no presumption could be raised taking recourse of provision of Ss.113-A, 113-B of Evidence Act and there is no charge u/s 302 IPC against accused, therefore, no question arises for accused to discharge the burden as required u/s 106 of Act...........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 315, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4 -- Dowry death - Death by hanging - Demand of dowry - Deceased died within 3 years and 8 months of her marriage in unnatural circumstance - Ante mortem injuries correspond to averment of causing murder by hanging - Deceased was subjected to cruelty and harassment and was even..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118 -- Evidence of child witness - Dowry death - There is lack of consistency and coherence throughout the statement of PW3 - PW3, being a child is competent enough but due to lack of coherence, consistency and uniformity in her testimony, her testimony cannot be relied upon without due corroboration - However, since there is no corroboration to..........

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