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ORISSA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4 -- Dowry demand - Demand of colour T.V or in lieu of it Rs.15,000 - Evidence of PWs is contradictory regarding demand in question and does not inspire confidence - Prosecution failed to prove its case - Conviction and sentence set aside - Accused acquitted...........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Oral statements of PWs and documentary evidence in the shape of letters written by deceased to her father not supported prosecution case - There is no inference of any demand of dowry in such letter as well - Prosecution failed to prove either demand of dowry or that any such demand was raised soon before her death -..........

UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia) -- Divorce - Cruelty upon husband - Wife started living in a separate room in same house and stopped taking to any of members of family - She used to cook food only for herself and that too separately - Wife frequently hurled abuses on her husband and even threatened to implicate him in a false case of dowry - More so, wife..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439 -- Bail - Dowry death - Cruelty - Two dying declarations - Death by burning - First dying declaration given immediately after the incident after certificate of fitness given to deceased goes to show that burn injuries sustained by deceased are due to an..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 9 -- Restitution of conjugal rights - Application by husband - Wife clearly stated that she does not wish to live with husband under any circumstances - Evidence on record proves that wife has withdrawn from society of husband without any just or reasonable excuse - Once it stands established that allegations of wife qua domestic violence..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by burning - 99% burn injuries - Accused neither present at the time when dead body was identified nor present at the time of post mortem examination - Death occurred in the house of accused and they have to explain circumstances which were within their specific knowledge u/s 106 of Evidence Act -..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860 -Cruelty - Major contradictions in the statements of father and brother of victim in respect of demand of dowry - Even in FIR lodged by PW1, it is not mentioned that victim was subjected to cruelty or harassment by accused for demand of dowry - Offence u/s 498-A IPC not made out against accused - Accused rightly acquitted. (Paras 18 & 19)
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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A -- Hostile witness - Dowry death - Cruelty - Conviction cannot be recorded on solitary statement of witness who disowned his testimony of examinatio, i, chief and has turned hostile during beginning of cross-examination - Conviction and sentence set aside - Accused acquitted...........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A -- Hostile witness - Dowry death - Cruelty - PW1 turned hostile in cross-examination - Statement of PW1 given in examinatio, i, chief could be used for purpose of corroboration and support of such evidence - A person who has stated in examinatio, i, chief does not remain trustworthy and his..........

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..........

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