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KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption - Appeal against acquittal - Evidence on record reveals that there was demand of dowry in form of gold and property and because of that accused used to beat, ill-treat and harass the deceased - Further progression of events, just prior to marriage till unnatural death of..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption - Once prosecution establishes that within 7 years of marriage deceased has died unnatural death and she was subjected to cruelty and harassment by her husband or accused persons on account of demand of dowry or property, then legislative mandate of drawing statutory..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption as to - Expression `soon before her death' - Does not mean mere lapse of sometime, which by itself will provide accused a defence - If course of conduct relating to cruelty or harassment is shown to have existed earlier in time, not too late and not too stale, before date..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B, 102-- Dowry death - Presumption - Burden of proof - Once prosecution discharges its initial burden of proving all ingredients of dowry death u/s 304-B IPC by preponderance of probabilities, S.113-B Evidence Act mandatorily requires Court to draw adverse inference against accused - In such cases, burden..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption - As per evidence on record accused unable to rebut presumption u/s 113-B Evidence Act and he has not taken any step to prove that death of deceased was due to various other factors, other than dowry death - Only view possible is that accused has caused death of deceased..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Summoning of additional accused - Cruelty - Dowry death - Accused/sister-i, law of deceased though named in complaint but nothing found against her and was not arraigned as accused in charge sheet - There is not even iota of evidence against her and moreover, statement given by complainant..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Presumption - Appreciation of evidence - Death within 2 years of marriage - Death due to asphyxia as a result of ligature pressure over neck structures produced by ante-mortem ligature hanging - Deceased was not happy in her matrimonial home - Even, brother of deceased..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 34-- Dowry death - Death due to 100% burn injuries - No evidence on record that sister-i, law and brother-i, law tortured the deceased for any demand of dowry - It cannot be said that brother-i, law and sister-i, law had any common intention with husband of deceased in commission of crime - It is..........
TELANGANA AND ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 498A, 379, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder of wife by her husband - Dowry demand - Circumstantial evidence - Accused used to harass the deceased for additional dowry since birth of his son - He was an inmate of house along with deceased - Facts relating to death of deceased and reason for his abscondance were especially within his..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death caused to due to strangulation leading to asphyxia - Anti mortem injuries also found on body of deceased, as she was subjected to beating before taking extreme step of hanging herself - Accused/husband subjected deceased to cruelty and harassment soon before her death..........

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