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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia) -- Divorce - Cruelty - Petition by wife - Vague allegations of cruelty based on assertion of beating and harassment for dowry made by wife - Same uncorroborated by evidence - Bald allegations made by wife are absolutely ambiguous and no, specific - Neither in her pleadings nor in her affidavit wife narrated any specific case of..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 161, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Statement of brother of deceased/PW6 - Dowry death - PW6 gave his statement first time before Court - There was thus, no previous statement on record for corroboration to his version - No explanation was given as to why PW6 did not get his statement recorded u/s 161 Cr.P.C - Evidence of..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34 -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died unnatural death within 5 years of her marriage - However, there is no specific and convincing evidence to the effect that deceased was regularly subjected to cruelty or harassment by accused in connection with any demand for dowry - Prosecution failed to discharge its initial burden in..........

TELANGANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Allegation against mother-in-law - Mother-in-law more than three months prior to unnatural death of deceased left the country and almost a month before that she applied for passport and obtained VISA - No evidence on record that accused while at USA harassing in driving deceased to commit suicide with any phone calls..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306 -- Abetment of suicide - Allegation against brother-in-law - No evidence on record that deceased committed suicide due to continuous threats by accused regarding his being implicated in a false case of dowry - Evidence does not disclose that accused instigated deceased to commit suicide - Neither there was a provocation nor..........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34 -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Testimonies of parents of deceased that physical beatings and torture to deceased at the hands of accused were given, negated by report of medical experts - Recovery of suicide note itself was doubtful - Though death occurred in unnatural circumstances, but there is no evidence of demand of dowry by..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Presumption as to - Allegation against father-in-law and mother-in-law of deceased - Death occurred within 7 years of marriage of deceased - Demands for dowry by accused as well as husband and ill-treatment/cruelty on failure to meet the said demands is on record -..........

BOMBAY HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 306 -- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died within one year after marriage - Evidence of witnesses does not disclose that accused had made any demand of dowry at any point of time - Dead body of deceased was given to accused by police - Parents of deceased had not told police that accused is person who was responsible for death..........

MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 202, 204, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 294, 323 -- Summoning of accused - Cruelty - Dowry demand - It is discretion of Court whether to act upon report u/s 156(3) Cr.P.C, received from police and proceed to enquire into matter and recording of evidence u/s 202 Cr.P.C - If Magistrate is not satisfied with report, he can..........

PATNA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302B, 34 -- Dowry Death - Allegation against parents and uncle of husband - Death of deceased by strangulation stands proved and confirmed with post mortem report - However, in absence of any evidence with respect to participation of accused, it would be difficult to sustain their conviction u/ss 304-B, 34 IPC - Conviction and sentence set..........

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