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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Criminal trial-- Circumstantial evidence - Fact of demand of dowry and torture not disclosed to Investigating Officer - This fact disclosed in complaint for the first time which was filed after 11 months of alleged occurrence - Held, it is not possible to place reliance upon such evidence to prove this..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 498A, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dowry death - Conviction of husband and his father - Dying declaration by deceased to police official and second dying declaration recorded by Executive Magistrate - Both dying declarations recorded in presence of doctor and certified by doctor that victim was conscious and in a fit state of mind..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Deceased fell from roof and accused got her admitted in hospital and intimation sent to parents of deceased - Parents were present at time of cremation, but report of FIR lodged after 8 days - No documentary evidence that the delay was on account that at first police refused to..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 201-- Dowry death - Death in matrimonial home within one & half years of marriage - Evidence of father of deceased that accused was demanding motor-cycle which could not be fulfilled - However, he admitting that demand of motor cycle was not made to him - No direct evidence of demand - Sister of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Death within 10 months of marriage - Death under abnormal circumstances - Medical opinion of death from asphyxia and body being burnt after death - Dead body not found in kitchen but in room bolted from inside - Piece of electric wire found near body - Room broken open by PW 13 when..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 201-- Dowry death - Dead body cremated - Conviction of three persons u/s 201 IPC on the ground that they took part in the cremation of dead body - No evidence that these persons had knowledge or had reason to believe that offence had been committed - They had no mens rea - Conviction set aside...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- `Soon before death' - Would normally imply that the interval should not be much between the concerned cruelty or harassment and the death - There must be existence of a proximate and live link between the effect of cruelty based on dowry demand and the concerned death - If alleged incident of..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Complaint against husband, his brother and wife - Evidence showed that brothers had strained relations - Brother and his wife rightly acquitted...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - 'Soon before' - It is a relative term and it depends upon circumstances of each case and no strait jacket formula can be laid down - It would normally imply that the interval should not be much between the concerned cruelty or harassment and the death in question - There must be..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Charge - Propriety - Dowry death within one year and four months of marriage - Death by hanging in house where deceased resided with her husband - Prima facie evidence that deceased was subjected to cruelty in connection with dowry demand - Grounds for presuming that accused committed offence -..........

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