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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Dowry death - Death within seven years of marriage - Deceased used to remain under depression on account of her infertility - Plea supported by medical evidence on record - As per medical report husband was fully capable to produce child - Allegation of brother of deceased that accused had been..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption - Prosecution to prove that death was within seven years of marriage, otherwise than under normal circumstances and soon before her death she was maltreated in connection with the demand of dowry - Once it is so proved than presumption u/s 113-B Evidence Act operates that..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 302, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Dowry death - Circumstantial evidence - PW's categorically admitted that deceased never personally informed him about the alleged harassment by the respondent - PW has also admitted in his cross examination that accused never demanded any money from him directly or personally - He also admitted..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2, 4, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - In cases of dowry deaths and suicides, circumstantial evidence plays an important role and inferences can be drawn on the basis of such evidence - That could be either direct or indirect...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Presumption - Can be raised only on proof of the 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 S.304-B IPC); (2) The..........
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 - Soon before her death - Meaning - Would normally imply that the interval should not be much between the concerned cruelty or harassment and the death in question - There must be existence of a proximate and live link between the effect of cruelty based on dowry demand and the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Suicide by pouring kerosene oil - Evidence of house owner and neighbours showed that husband and wife were living happily - No evidence of ill-treatment - Conviction set aside...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Conviction - Dowry demand - No evidence that appellant was either present when demand was made or that she herself made any demand - Conviction set aside...........
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..........

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