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HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Cruelty - Suicide - Death due to poisoning within 3 years of marriage - No evidence on record which demonstrate that accused made any demand of dowry from deceased - Except making bald statements, no evidence adduced by PWs to prove any particular act of cruelty or harassment to which deceased was..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Presumption - Deceased committed suicide by consuming poisonous substance within 7 years of her marriage due to harassment allegedly made by accused - However, there is no evidence on record that accused used to demand dowry from deceased and tortured her mentally..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 306, 302, 34-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died within 7 years of her marriage as a result of drowning - No marks of injury on the body of deceased were shown in inquest panchnama and post mortem report - Theory that deceased was done to death earlier and thereafter her body was thrown into well, rightly..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 125-- Maintenance to wife - Rejection of - Justifiability - Wife living separately from her husband, as she was ousted out from the house of her husband on being harassed and tortured on demand of dowry - No evidence on record that eye disease of wife is incurable, as contended by husband - Besides..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Section 23-- Interim maintenance - Wife living separately along with child - She is legally wedded wife of petitioner/husband - Evidence on record shows that husband demanded dowry, gave beatings to wife and having extra marital affair - Magistrate rightly found that wife is entitled to interim maintenance -..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Dowry death and cruelty - There is sufficient evidence on record to show that deceased was assaulted and tortured in different ways during her short stay in her matrimonial home by her husband and other close relations of her husband for the fulfillment of their illegal demand - Trial Court..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption - Plea of mental depression as cause of suicide of deceased is devoid of any logic as live-link is proved between such torture and suicide of deceased - Hence, presumption u/s 113-B of Evidence Act is available in favour of prosecution - Prosecution proved its case -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 386, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 201, 120B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- De novo trial - Dowry death - Appeal against conviction - High Court while remitting matter to trial Court for fresh trial pointed out certain lapses on the part of I.O but failed to state as to how such alleged lapses resulted in miscarriage of justice - High Court being First Appellate Court, is..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dying declaration - Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Death by burning - Deceased committed suicide by pouring kerosene oil upon her on the asking of accused after 11 years of her marriage - Dying declaration given by deceased nowhere indicates any demand of dowry and it only states that a quarrel..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 34-- Summoning of additional accused - Dowry death - No concrete and specific evidence against petitioners of making any demand of dowry or torturing the deceased - Complicity of petitioners in the commission of offence not on record - Application dismissed...........

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