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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
Details
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
Details
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...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2001
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A, 113B-- Brothers, sisters living separate and aged parents of husband are generally roped in litigation for demand of dowry - Court while framing charge should be very cautious - Charge should be framed when there is cogent and convincing evidence - If on the face of complaint it shows that complaint is..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2001
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Dowry death - Suicide within 11 days of marriage - Deceased died of burns - Evidence of P.W.1 father, P.W.2 mother, P.Ws.3 and 4 sisters and P.W.6 the neighbour that deceased told them on different occasions that she was daily tortured and beaten by her husband - Attracts offence u/ss 498-A and..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2001
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of wife, son and daughter - Conviction - Appeal against - Name of PWs 3 and 8 not mentioned in FIR - Delay in FIR not explained - Fact of harassment due to dowry missing in FIR - Evidence of PW.3 not helpful to prosecution - PWs. 1 and 2 both chance witnesses but their statements..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2001
Details
Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Appeal against acquittal - Death of the bride by committing suicide - Evidence regarding demand for dowry from deceased by her i, laws shortly before she had committed lacking - PW's in their statements nor supporting the prosecution as regards demand for dowry - Relations between..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2001
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Abetment of suicide by a married woman within 7 years of marriage - Presumption - Abetment to commit suicide by dowry torture - Conviction of husband and in-laws based on circumstantial evidence - Preponderance of evidence of dowry torture - Circumstantial evidence ruling out accidental death by..........

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