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PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 215, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 211-- Dowry death - Demand of ornaments or torture for the refusal - No mention in charge - However, the same mentioned in FIR and in evidence of PW's - Held, no prejudice appears to have been caused to the accused on account of the omission of stating about the demand of ornaments and refusal to part..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 438, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 34-- Anticipatory bail - Dowry death - Married sisters - Being married sisters, petitioners would in all probability not be the beneficiaries of any dowry - 1st Petitioner a school teacher was at school at the time of incident - No evidence that second petitioner was in the house of her parents -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Presumption - To be raised only on proof of the following essentials viz. (1) The question before the Court must be whether the accused has committed the dowry death of a woman. (This means that the presumption can be raised only if the accused is being tried for the offence under Section 304B..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Suicide by burning - Oral evidence with regard to demand of dowry by husband not believed - Three letters written by deceased to her father indicated that deceased wanted to continue studies, but was forced to marry against her wishes and deceased did not want to live in marital home..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Soon before death - Expression is present with the idea of proximity test - No definite period is indicated - Determination of the period which can come within the term 'soon before' is left to be determined by the courts, depending upon facts and circumstances of each case - Soon..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Modification of conviction - Unnatural death of a bride within seven years of marriage - No evidence as to the specific period of time when demand of dowry was made - No evidence that demand was in close proximity to the incident of death - However, there was evidence on record that deceased was..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Presumption as to abetment of suicide by a married woman - No categorical allegation of demand of dowry - Presumption u/s 113-B of Evidence Act cannot be attracted - Evidence on record that deceased was maltreated in the matrimonial home - Presumption u/s 113-A attracted - Conviction modified from..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439-- Bail - Husband suffering from functional impotency - Wife became pregnant as such she committed suicide - Held, that there could be a pregnancy without penetration or normal intercourse - The possible reason of her committing suicide was thought of shame - No evidence of dowry demand except..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Suicide - Within 1-1/2 months of marriage - Demand of dowry - Cruel behaviour - 100% burn injuries - Husband did not save though present at the time of incident - Presumption u/s 113-A Evidence Act applies though offence committed prior to coming into force of the provision as the provision has..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 201-- Dowry death - Demand of dowry not proved - Evidence of I.O. and defence witnesses that deceased was suffering from ailment - Possible efforts made to save life of deceased but she could not survive - Cremation of deceased made in presence of informant and certain villagers - This shows that..........

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