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BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A, 113B-- Suicide - Abetment - Cruelty - Suicide after eight years of marriage - S.113-A Evidence Act is not applicable - S.113-B Evidence Act also not attracted as there was no allegation that any unlawful demand for dowry was made - Nothing to show that appellants in fact by their conduct desired to drive..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dowry death - Father of victim turned hostile - Solely on basis of dying declaration accused convicted relying on maxim that man will not meet his Maker with a lie in his mouth - Great solemnity and sanctity, therefore, is attached to the words of a dying man - A person on the verge of permanent..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Death in house of in-laws due to head injuries - No explanation by accused as to how injuries occurred - Defence that accused was suffering from epilepsy and her head collided with door bar during bout of fits not supported by medical evidence - Deceased cremated during wee hours..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Prosecution has to establish that the victim died within 7 years of marriage and she was subjected to cruelty or harassment soon before her death and such cruelty or harassment was for dowry - The expression 'soon before her death' has not been defined in either of the statutes -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - If soon before her death a woman is subjected to cruelty or harassment for, or in connection with any demand for dowry by the person who is accused of causing her death then the court shall presume that such person has caused the dowry death...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Suicide - Deceased was pregnant for 5/6 months - Evidence of dowry demand - Conviction upheld...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 201-- Deceased found dead the next morning after the nuptial night - Held, that demand of dowry or any harassment on that basis could not have taken place immediately after the marriage - Such features emerge only after sometime has elapsed - Even medical evidence is of no help in determining the cause..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Conviction - Parents of deceased not supported the demand for dowry nor they said that deceased was killed by her in-laws - Recovery of letters from brasserie of deceased doubtful - Parents of deceased not testified that letters were in the handwriting of deceased - Since no demand of dowry had..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Dowry death - In a case of dowry death and suicide, circumstantial evidence plays an important role and an inference can be drawn on the basis of such evidence...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption under Section 113-B of Evidence Act operate if prosecution is able to establish circumstances set out in S.304-B of IPC...........

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