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JHARKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Prosecution allegation that accused committed murder on account of non fulfillment of dowry demand - Evidence that husband and in-laws (excluding sister in law and brother in law) demanded Rs.20, 000 to purchase motor cycle - Evidence that torture was being committed by all the..........
JAMMU AND KASHMIR HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Jammu and Kashmir Criminal Procedure Code, 1989, Section 561A-- Inherent powers - Demand of dowry and cruelty by petitioner husband levelled more than 13 years of the marriage - Complainant taking contradictory stand as to when she was thrown out of matrimonial house - Statement of complainant that petitioner demanded ornaments from her did not find..........
JHARKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Allegations of torture and assault on victim on account of non fulfillment of demand of dowry - Witnesses supported prosecution case that after marriage deceased used to be tortured and assaulted by the appellants and they were demanding dowry of Rs.15, 000/- - Evidence that appellants..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Evidence of witnesses - Witnesses neighbours and washerman - Deposed that they did not notice any quarrels - Witnesses turned hostile - It is immaterial - Simply because there were no quarrels which were not noticed by neighbourers and washerman, one cannot rule out same - Only..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - No evidence of administering poison - Cramps on body due to fit of epilepsy - Delay in lodging FIR fatal - Circumstantial evidence weak as it not forming a chain - No evidence of cruelty - Acquittal sustained...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Presumption - There must be material to show that soon before the death of woman, such woman was subjected to cruelty or harassment for or in connection with demand of dowry, then only a presumption can be drawn that a person has committed the dowry death of a women - It is then up to the..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 201-- Conviction u/ss 304-B, 201 IPC - Appeal against - PWs8 and 9 not witnesses of demand of dowry - No previous report lodged regarding demand of dowry - Demand of motor cycle not mentioned in Ex.P-10 and same not corroborated by PW9 - Delay of 10 days in lodging FIR and no reasonable explanation..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 300-- Dowry death - Deceased died due to burn injuries - Presence of kerosene oil in Can - Consistent evidence that accused committed cruelty and torture upon deceased in connection with demand of dowry - No conclusive evidence that accused person committed murder of deceased - Death of deceased was..........
JHARKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Cruelty and dowry death - Victim died unnatural death at her sasural within 7 years of her marriage - There was evidence of torture relating to demand of dowry till before her death - Conviction upheld...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dowry death - Dying declaration - Reliability - Deceased stated that 9 accused caught hold her, poured kerosene on her and set her on fire - Married sister-in-law and their husbands also named by deceased who were residing at different houses situated far away - Room in which incident allegedly..........

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