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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 -..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Conviction on basis of evidence that deceased was tortured by appellants - Defence plea that deceased died natural death as she was patient of epilepsy - Doctor who conducted autopsy admitted that deceased might have died a natural death - No satisfactory evidence that deceased died..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Offence u/s 498-A - Conviction - Neighbour turned hostile - Evidence of parents about torture of victim for non payment of balance dowry not shaken by cross examination - No reason as not to rely upon their evidence - Delayed recording of statement u/s 161 Cr.P.C. due to casual approach of I.O. -..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 120B-- Husband, mother-in-law and sister-in-law convicted - Death due to burn injuries - Marriage took place about 2-1/2 years ago - Dying declaration recorded by Magistrate that all three appellants had set her on fire after pouring Kerosene oil - Six months prior to incident deceased and her husband..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of wife - Circumstantial evidence - Accused and deceased going together on scooter - Death from fire arm, fired from short distance - No injury to accused when both were on same scooter - No scratch on scooter - Scooter switched off and key removed - Blood found under stepney but not a drop..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34-- Dowry death - Death in suspicious circumstances within one and half years of marriage - Accused A1 and A2 were parents of A3 - Because of harassment and demand for dowry deceased was living in her father's house - A3 employed in military came on leave and deceased was brought to house of accused..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Sentence - Allegation by wife that soon after the marriage, the appellant-husband started mal-treating her on account of demand of additional dowry i.e. scooter or Rs.25,000/ - in cash - But her parents could not pay the same - She was constantly harassed - Her evidence supported by PW-8 her..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Suicide - Abetment - Husband alleged to have demanded more dowry after marriage - Details of demand not given - No evidence that husband ever maltreated his wife during subsistence of marriage - Conviction set aside...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B,306-- Dowry death - Abetment of suicide - Deceased-wife committed suicide only 2-1/2 months after her marriage - Husband and his parents convicted and sentenced u/ss 304-B and 306 by trial Court as well as by High Court - Evidence on record in the form of suicide note and letters written by the deceased..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Dowry death - Conviction of husband and his parents - Demand of dowry made out in oral evidence but it is neither supported by documentary evidence of letters and suicide note - Courts below were not right in recording order of conviction - Conviction set aside...........

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