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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..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B -- Nature of offence - Deceased died unnatural death within 3 years of her marriage - Cause of death was due to ante mortem fire arm injuries - PW1 & PW2 categorically stated that there was demand of dowry - Due to no, fulfillment of said demand deceased was subjected to wrong behaviour - Dead body of deceased recovered from house..........

RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 406 -- Bail - Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by burning - General and vague allegations against father-i, law and mother-i, law of deceased - Neighbours stated that they had neither seen nor heard anything unusual or any serious quarrel or fight between the family members - Moreso, no..........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by burning - Deceased suffered 99% burn injuries - No evidence on record to show that accused or any other person was present in the house when occurrence took place - How deceased caught fire and got burnt remains a mystery - Accused married deceased of his own volition, thus story of demand of..........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by burning - Unnatural death within 7 years of marriage - All PWs stated about repeated demands of dowry - Corroborative and documentary evidence establish demand of dowry - Letters written by deceased to her family members reflects anguish and suffering deceased was undergoing at that time -..........

TRIPURA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by burning - 100% burn injuries - No evidence on record to prove that deceased was subjected to cruelty or harassment soon before her death - Nothing stated by PWs about act or omission by which deceased was subjected to torture - A mere omnibus statement that deceased was subjected to torture..........

TRIPURA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal trial -- Relative witness - Evidence of close relative of deceased in a case of dowry death or that of exercise of cruelty has to be closely scrutinized since such witnesses in natural course will have a tendency of exaggerating or adding facts...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4 -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Soon before her death - Prosecution proved that `soon before her death' deceased was subjected to cruelty and harassment by her husband and her i, laws in connection with demand of dowry - Appellants were not successful in rebutting the presumption raised u/s..........

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