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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 dowry and harassment...........

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 family members of deceased were..........

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 beatings that accused had..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Dowry death - Expression `Soon before her death' - Held, expression `soon before her death' is used in substantive S.304-B IPC and S.113-B of Evidence Act - No definite period has been indicated and expression `soon before her death' is not defined - Determination of period which can come within the..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Dowry death - Presumption as to - Held, presumption u/s.113-B of Evidence Act with respect to dowry death can be raised only on proof of following four essential conditions - (1) Woman was subjected to cruelty or harassment; (2) By husband or his relatives - (3) For or in connection with any demand..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Dowry death - Held, in dowry death cases direct evidence may not be available - Such cases may be proved by circumstantial evidence - S.304-B IPC r/w S.113-B of Evidence Act indicates rule of presumption of dowry death - If an unnatural death of married woman occurs within 7 years of marriage in..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Dowry death - Proof - Prosecution has successfully proved that deceased died within 7 years of her marriage - Death of deceased is caused by burns i.e. nor under normal circumstances - It has also been proved that soon before her death, during her pregnancy deceased was subjected to cruelty and..........

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 - Statements given by PWs are..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 41 -- Offence u/s 498-A IPC or u/s 4 Dowry Prohibition Act or an offence punishable with imprisonment for a term which may be less than seven years or which may extend to sever years, whether with or without fine - Accused not to be arrested unnecessarily..........

ORISSA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Unnatural death within seven years of marriage by administering poison - Plea that deceased died due to vomiting and dysentery - Father of deceased failed to state before I.O that lips of deceased turned black/blue when he saw dead body of deceased - Poison not detected from vomiting on chemical examination -..........

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