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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption u/s 113-B of Act has been enacted to check the menace of dowry deaths and in appreciating the evidence, the social background of legislation cannot be ignored...........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Evidence on record relating to torture arising from demands of dowry - It is alleged that husband used to assault victim after coming home in a drunken state - There is also convincing evidence on record that husband assaulted victim with a broken piece of glass causing injuries on her..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Suicide within a year of marriage in matrimonial home - Merely because deceased committed suicide no such inference can be drawn that it must be an outcome of a cruel or torturous act caused by accused - No attempt made by Investigating agency to find out the true reasons for unfortunate death of..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Presumption - Deceased committed suicide within a year of her marriage in matrimonial home - No specific and definite allegations as to which of accused persons demanded car or cash of Rs 50,000/- - No attempt made by Investigating agency to find out the true reasons for..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Deceased died within 6 months of her marriage - Delay of 3 days in lodging FIR - Delay is fatal because no explanation worth the name for delay in filing the complaint with police has come on record - Moreover there was no cogent evidence against accused with regard to demand of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Demand of dowry - In the absence of any evidence oral or documentary, chances are that whatever cash, clothes or ornaments were given at the time of marriage was as per the prevailing customs in the community and it was not the result of any demand made by accused...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Proof of demand of dowry - Court cannot expect documentary evidence regarding acceptance of dowry as generally such a record would not be kept since it was not a commercial transaction - Even no, production of villagers to prove dowry demand would not be fatal...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A- - Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Deceased died within seven years of her marriage under unnatural circumstances - Presumption u/s 113 A of Evidence Act is attracted - Repeated threats of demand of dowry made by accused - Common and live link runs through testimony of prosecution witnesses - Severe..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Entire evidence of family members of deceased cannot be discarded merely on the ground that they failed to give greater details of dowry demands made by accused and his family members and that there was a time lag between the date of incident and the date when the testimonies of the remaining..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Dowry death - Suicide in matrimonial home in about a year and three months of marriage - Neither victim nor her family members ever lodged any complaint against appellants for harassment or cruelty meted out to victim - Allegations are unspecific, uncertain and vague - Investigation is defective -..........

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