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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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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..........
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...........
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..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A, 113B-- Dowry death - Taunted by remarks that she was from a hungry (poor household) and had not brought much - Not an act of cruelty which could be termed to be a demand for dowry soon before her death - This can be termed cruelty of the type punishable u/s 498-A Explanation A - Presumption u/s 113-A may..........
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 - Presumption - Cruelty - Wife committing suicide - Accused demanding dowry and had sent her away from his house and only after meditation she was taken back - Death happened within a period of 2 months thereafter - It clearly shows that the suicide was the result of the harassment or..........

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