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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Soon before - It is a relative term and it would depend upon the circumstances of each case and no strait-jacket formula can be laid down as to what would constitute a period of `soon before the occurrence' - It is the proximity test which is relevant for the proof of offence of dowry death and for raising a presumption u/s 113-B of..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4 -- Murder or suicide - Deceased alleged to be suffering from gloom of depression for having not given birth to a child - No evidence led by defence that deceased was suffering from some gynecological problem running counter to her child bearing capacity - In case there was any such..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A -- Dowry death - Death of woman by consuming poison - As per father of deceased, no demand of dowry made at the time of marriage - No evidence to suggest that soon before her death deceased was subjected to harassment on account of dowry demand - Only evidence that accused was interested in widow sister of deceased - Also there..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32 -- Dowry death due to poisoning - Dying declaration made by deceased before doctor stating that her husband and mother in law used to harass her on account of dowry demand and because of such harassment she took the extreme step of consuming poison - Condition of deceased was very serious - Doctor..........

CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306 -- Dowry death - Evidence of father, mother and bhabi that deceased while alive used to tell them that she was being treated with cruelty on account of dowry demand - Such statement is not admissible in evidence for the offence u/s 498-A IPC as it is only a hearsay evidence ...........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B -- Dowry death - Prosecution evidence showing three instances of dowry demand, though timings of these demands not specified - Accused/husband was the only and direct beneficiary of dowry - Death of deceased took place in matrimonial home - Held, accused/husband bound to explain as to how death had occurred - Accused/husband convicted..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 27 -- Return of dowry articles - Dowry articles already recovered through police in a case u/ss 406, 498-A & 506 IPC - Section 27 is attracted when property presented at or about the time of marriage belong jointly to both the spouses - Jewellery articles come within the scope of Section 27 - No evidence that jewellery articles were..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 498A, 406, 34 -- Attempt to murder - Allegation that husband and in-laws poisoned complainant for not bringing sufficient dowry within 15 days of marriage - Complainant hospitalized for 12 days - Delay of 11 days in lodging FIR - Medical evidence supported fact of poisoning - Complainant supported prosecution case in..........

GUJARAT HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306 -- Dowry death - Prosecution evidence to the effect that deceased was subjected to cruelty not only because of dowry demand but also because of the fact that she was barren - Charge framed against accused u/s 304-B alone - Held, defence of accused cannot be said to have been adversely prejudiced because of non framing of charge..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A -- Dowry death - Demand of scooter - Allegation of demand against husband, his mother and brother - Death of bride by burning - No evidence as to what was the exact act and conduct of mother and brother by which deceased felt tortured - Conviction of mother and brother set aside - Husband used to taunt that deceased had come from..........

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