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KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 300, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dowry death - Charge of treating wife with cruelty for not bringing enough money from her parents and that on particular day he poured kerosene and set her on fire - Death of deceased within six days of incident - Her dying declaration recorded by doctor who treated her in hospital, coupled with..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 406, 498A,, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, 6, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 202, 203, 48-- Complaint under Sections 498-A & 406 IPC - At the time of summoning an accused, in a complaint case, trial Magistrate is supposed to look into allegations, as leveled in the complaint or averred at the time when preliminary evidence is led - Trial Magistrate has to be, prima facie, satisfied as to..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Dowry death - Suicide by taking poison - Accused made efforts to save the deceased by taking her to doctor - No demand of dowry made at the time of marriage - Demand of buffalo or Rs.5,000/- made for a period of 4/5 years prior to death and that cannot be a reason compelling deceased to commit..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Presumption - Cannot be drawn against the accused if it is shown that after the alleged demand, cruelty or harassment the dispute stood resolved and there was no evidence of cruelty or harassment thereafter - Mere lapse of some time by itself would not provide to an accused a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Demand of dowry - Witness gave different statements regarding demand of dowry - Held, on the basis of evidence, it is not proved that actually the accused had made a demand of dowry and that was made soon before the death and due to this deceased was harassed - Conviction set aside...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Applicability of S.304-B - Necessary ingredients are: (i) that the death of a woman is caused by any burns or bodily injury or occurs otherwise than under normal circumstances; (ii) within seven years of her marriage; (iii) it must be shown that before the death she was subjected to cruelty or..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Dowry death - Disclosure statement - Upon disclosure statement earrings, hair clip, pieces of bangles belonging to deceased recovered from the well - These articles are of common use and can be found out in any house...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - 'Soon before' - Meaning - Expression is pregnant with the idea of proximity test - It cannot be said that the term 'soon before' is synonymous with the term 'immediately before' - Expression 'soon before' would normally imply that the interval should not be much between the cruelty..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Death within 4 years of marriage - Delay of one month in lodging FIR - Delay not satisfactorily explained - No evidence as to demand of dowry - No evidence that deceased was subjected to cruelty and harassment soon before her death in connection with demand of dowry - Accused..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 228, 397, 401, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Dowry death - Charge - Trial Court framed charge u/ss 304-B and 498-A - High Court altered charge to S.306 IPC - Crucial question is whether suicide of deceased was in any way connected with demand of dowry - At the stage of framing charge High Court should not have considered the whole evidence..........

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