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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Death of a woman by drowning after 6 years of marriage - Allegation that 10 days prior to the date of death of deceased, there was demand of Rs.10, 000/- cash by in-laws - Evidence that demand of dowry raised soon after the marriage within one year after solemnization of marriage and thereafter..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Defence witness admitted in cross examination that there was cruelty and harassment inflicted upon the deceased by her husband and in-laws - Held, defence is bound by the statement of the witness, who has been produced by the accused, whatever be its worth - Accused convicted on the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Punishment - Husband of deceased, his mother and brother found guilty of offence - Mother and brother acquitted by High Court due to lack of evidence - Accused 48 years of age - Sentence reduced to 7 years from 10 years...........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Application for quashing of proceedings u/ss 498-A, 323, 506 of IPC and 3/4 of Dowry Prohibition Act - Whether there was any demand for dowry or not is to be decided by trial court after taking evidence - Court in exercise of inherent powers cannot embark upon an enquiry to ascertain correctness..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death and cruelty - Accused subject deceased wife to cruelty on account of dowry demand - Deceased died of burn injuries - No evidence to indicate that there was any demand for dowry - No incident of harassment which could actuate accused to induce his wife to end her life - Father of..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Except evidence of interested witnesses i.e. parents, no other witness supported prosecution case regarding demand and acceptance of dowry - Even the evidence of interested witnesses not consistent as to whom amount was paid - No betrothal ceremony held thus showing that accused a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Bald statements of cruelty and harassment - No other evidence to prove that victim committed suicide on account of cruelty and harassment - Conviction set aside...........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Dowry death - Subjecting woman to cruelty and abetting her suicide in matrimonial home - Absence of complaint against accused by parents of deceased - No evidence of neighbours who participated in inquest proceedings - Police filed case as case of unnatural death and after seven days converted..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Husband treated his wife with cruelty on account of demand for additional dowry - Evidence of village elder examined as prosecution witness did not disclose any dispute between accused and complainant wife about additional dowry - Complainant admitted that she did not inform her parents for three..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Deceased a young girl aged 24 years committed suicide within four and half years of marriage - No specific allegations leveled as to what dowry was demanded and given at the time of marriage and what was the demand later on which led to her death - Held, presumption u/s 113-B of Evidence Act not..........

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