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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Quashing of proceedings - Allegation against father-in-law - Specific allegations against father-in-law supported by complainant and his two witnesses in the evidence is on record - At this stage of summoning of accused, Court cannot pronounce as to whether incident as..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 302, 498A, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Dying declaration given by deceased proved and supported by independent witnesses, medical officer and Magistrate who recorded the same - Even medical officer certified that patient was conscious and coherent and in fit state of mind to give statement -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Trial Court opined that PW9 miserably failed to prove the source of money paid to accused and thus, acquitted the accused - High Court held that evidence of PW9 and PW11 was not appreciated in a proper perspective by trial Court - No perversity in judgment of trial Court -..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Mother of deceased/PW3 did not name accused in her testimony - Allegation of ill-treatment was attributed more to husband of deceased - PW3 vaguely stated that chacha and phoopa also used to make demands - Vague statement attributing certain acts of commission collectively..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia)-- Divorce - Cruelty - Petition by wife - Vague allegations of cruelty based on assertion of beating and harassment for dowry made by wife - Same uncorroborated by evidence - Bald allegations made by wife are absolutely ambiguous and no, specific - Neither in her pleadings nor in her affidavit wife..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 161, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Statement of brother of deceased/PW6 - Dowry death - PW6 gave his statement first time before Court - There was thus, no previous statement on record for corroboration to his version - No explanation was given as to why PW6 did not get his statement recorded u/s 161 Cr.P.C - Evidence of PW6 for..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died unnatural death within 5 years of her marriage - However, there is no specific and convincing evidence to the effect that deceased was regularly subjected to cruelty or harassment by accused in connection with any demand for dowry - Prosecution failed to..........
TELANGANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Allegation against mother-in-law - Mother-in-law more than three months prior to unnatural death of deceased left the country and almost a month before that she applied for passport and obtained VISA - No evidence on record that accused while at USA harassing in driving deceased to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Allegation against brother-in-law - No evidence on record that deceased committed suicide due to continuous threats by accused regarding his being implicated in a false case of dowry - Evidence does not disclose that accused instigated deceased to commit suicide - Neither..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Testimonies of parents of deceased that physical beatings and torture to deceased at the hands of accused were given, negated by report of medical experts - Recovery of suicide note itself was doubtful - Though death occurred in unnatural circumstances, but there is no..........

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