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BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2002
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Charge of murder and dowry death can be framed in respect of same offence - If charge u/s 302 is framed but no charge u/s 304-B is framed Court cannot presume that accused had committed offence u/s 304-B as presumption u/s 113-B of Evidence Act could not be drawn...........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2002
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 6(3)(b) and (3A)-- Evidence when discloses that certain amount or property changed hands at the time of marriage or thereafter which has to be construed as dowry - Court can direct accused to transfer same to either family of the deceased wife or to the legal heirs irrespective of whether case ends in conviction or..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2002
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32, 113B, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 300, 304A, 498A, 34-- Dowry death - Charge of murder - Dying declaration - Recorded by police constable 12 days before death - No certificate from doctor regarding condition of patient to make such declaration - No explanation as to why declaration in form required under law could not be obtained - Such dying..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2002
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- 'Streedhan' property said to have been given which is not the expectation of the accused is nothing but a dowry - Demand of dowry for expansion of business was the main circumstance to subject the victim to cruelty - Evidence collected during investigation showed that petitioners, husband and both..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2002
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - No neighbour of two relevant places examined - No particular incident of beating given to deceased stated - P.Ws. 2 and 7 though neighbours but not stating that relations of accused with deceased were strained - Statement of P.Ws.4 & 5 regarding dying declaration false since no..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2001
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Dowry death - Conviction of accused set aside as (i) No evidence of immediate demand of dowry - Statements of demand of dowry inconsistent; (ii) Two letters written by deceased to his parents and no mention therein regarding cruelty with regard to demand of dowry; (iii) No demand of dowry was made..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2001
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Parcha bayan of deceased not dying declaration but only statement made to investigation officer - 90% burn injuries and doctor declared that deceased is unfit for making any statement - Parcha bayan not inspiring confidence as a person with 90% burn injuries cannot be in a fit state..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2001
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 201, 304B, 498, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Dowry death - Without waiting the arrival of the family members of the deceased dead body was cremated - Undue haste in which the dead body was consigned to flames indicates that accused caused disappearance of evidence of offence with the clear intention of screening himself from legal punishment..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2001
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32, 113A-- Suicide by wife - Cruelty by husband - Suicide note in handwriting of deceased, found in jacket of deceased, recovered at time of inquest - Suicide note implicating husband as person responsible for her committing suicide - Rejection of suicide note as 'plant' and also on ground that handwriting..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2001
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B, 113A-- Dowry death and abetment of suicide by married women - Framing of charge - Alternative charges for both offences must be framed, as both involves element of presumption under Sections 113-B and 113-A of the Evidence Act...........

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