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MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died due to consumption of pesticide - No bodily injury found on body of deceased - No evidence on record that soon before her death, deceased was subjected to cruelty or harassment on demand of dowry - Moreover, in the letters written by deceased to his father, there is neither mention of any..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2014
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Dowry death - Presumption - In case of accidental death presumption u/s 113-B of Act is not attracted as it is only attracted in case of suicidal or homicidal death...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B -- Homicidal, suicidal burn injuries and accidental burn injuries - In the case of homicidal death, if the victim is caught unaware, a person may not be able to make any effort to save himself/herself - In case of suicidal burn injuries a person may take all precautions not to save himself/herself - In case of accidental burn..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by burning - Accused contended that deceased died due to bursting of stove which was accidental - Contention rejected as during investigation burst stove was not found at the place of occurrence - Deceased suffered 70% burn injuries which held to be sufficient to cause death in ordinary course of..........

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 body - Oral evidence corroborated by..........

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..........

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..........

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...........

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...........

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