Showing : 501-510 of 614 Results

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Death in matrimonial home within 2 and 1/2 years of marriage - It was an unnatural death within seven years of marriage as such provision of S.113-B of Evidence Act is attracted - It is incumbent upon the accused to lead cogent and convincing evidence to show how occurrence took..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 302-- Dowry death by burn injuries - Kerosene oil poured and deceased set on fire - Prosecution of husband and mother-in-law - Deceased subjected to torture and maltreatment for bringing more dowry - Sufficient evidence available to prove torture and assault against both accused - No evidence to show..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Marriage in 1988 and Duragaman performed in August 1989 - Death in matrimonial house on 28.11.1989 - Doctor opined that possible cause of death not ascertainable - Post mortem report however noted black stained rough skin on both sides of neck and trickling of blood stained fluid..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Presumption - Prosecution is obliged to show that soon before the occurrence there was cruelty or harassment and only in that case presumption operates - Prosecution has to rule out the possibility of a natural or accidental death so as to bring it within the purview of `death occurring otherwise..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- `Soon before' - No strait jacket formula can be laid down - It is to be determined by Courts, depending upon facts and circumstances of each case - However, interval should not be much between the concerned cruelty or harassment and death - There must be existence of a proximate and live-link..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dowry death - Six dying declaration, three oral and three written - In first dying declaration deceased stated that she suffered burn injuries by accident when she was preparing tea on stove - This statement not believed as it was recorded by ASI in presence of her mother-in-law and certificate of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Bride burning - Kerosene sprinkled and match stick lit - Conviction of A1 and A2 father and mother of husband - Victim told this fact to PW1, PW4, PW5 and PW6 who came on spot - Medical Officer PW9 recorded statement that A1 and A2 poured kerosene on her and set fire - Similar statement recorded..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dowry death - Two dying declarations - Deceased implicated her husband in one declaration, however in other all family members implicated - Hence, two dying declarations giving two different versions - Serious doubt created about truthfulness of dying declarations - Court rejected both dying..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
Details
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
Details
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..........

Showing : 501-510 of 614 Results