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MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia)-- Divorce - Cruelty - Wife filing criminal complaint against her husband & in laws alleging dowry harassment - No evidence to prove that complaint was false - It will not be taken as proof of cruelty or harassment on her part - Petition filed by husband dismissed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Proof - Death of wife of appellant due to strangulation within 7 years of marriage - Evidence on record established that she was harassed for dowry - Building in which appellant and deceased were living consists of four portions where others were also living - Held, appellant cannot..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 504, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Quashing of proceedings - Applicants-accused persons were brother-i, law and sisters-i, law having no connection in domestic affairs of husband and respondent-wife - They were not members of same household - Allegations leveled against them are general and sweeping in nature - Held, it will not be..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment to suicide - Proof - In letter written by victim to her husband, she did not indicate anything against her mother-i, law - No oral evidence on record to suggest that mother-i, law abetted commission of suicide by victim, that one `K' knocked door of victim in night at instigation of..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Dying declaration - Case based on circumstantial evidence - Multiple dying declarations made by deceased to different persons at different times and there is inconsistency between the same - Evidence of mother of deceased shows that it was a case of suicide where deceased set herself on..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32(1)-- Dowry death - Prior to the incident there was no complaint of ill treatment, harassment or dowry demand either by parents of deceased or by deceased herself - In view of several infirmities in oral dying declaration stated to have been made by deceased are worthy of no credence - No steps taken by..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry - Demand of Rs.60,000/- for business of accused husband - Evidence on record shows that accused was unhappy over quantity and quality of dowry received - Words `insufficient and inferior' indicate that transaction of giving dowry was not complete - Insufficient dowry given to accused was..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - `Soon before' - Deceased died otherwise than under normal circumstances in her husband's house within 3 months and 4 days of marriage - Evidence on record shows that after marriage deceased was unhappy in matrimonial house because of ill-treatment meted out to her - Cruelty was..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Presumption as to - Deceased died within seven years of marriage - Held, presumptions u/s.304B IPC and S.113B of Evidence Act, 1872 are attracted - It is for appellant to rebut it...........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry demand - Accused No.2 maternal uncle of husband convicted while husband and his father acquitted - Wife set herself on fire and committed suicide - In dying declaration wife had not stated that accused No.2 was interfering with affairs of her matrimonial home - Evidence showed that accused..........

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