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MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Death by hanging - Allegation that all accused joined together and demanded huge amounts from deceased in the form of dowry - Since deceased was not able to meet out their demand, she committed suicide - However, nothing stated in complaint with regard to demand of dowry..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 34-- Abetment of suicide - Suicide by husband - Husband not mentally fit - Allegation against wife that she abetted deceased to commit suicide - However, deceased himself took accused and his children for visiting temple and after driving for some distance, he suddenly stopped the vehicle and went..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Cruelty - Deceased committed suicide due to harassment on account of demand of dowry by her husband and mother-i, law - Husband of deceased died during pendency of appeal - Allegation against mother-i, law is that she used to give beatings to deceased and harassed her - However, no specific..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Deceased died within 4 years of her marriage by consuming pesticide - She-buffalo was given by father of deceased to her i, laws as a peace offering but it had no effect and deceased was ill-treated for more dowry - Fifteen days before her death deceased visited her parents house on..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306, 201-- Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Wife committed suicide because her husband developed extra marital affair - Accused not guilty of offence u/ss 498-A & 306 IPC as it cannot be held that mental cruelty was of such a degree that it would drive wife to commit suicide - Moreover, there is no allegation..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Suicide note - Deceased along with her two daughters committed suicide by taking poison - Suicide note written by deceased which named the accused persons proved on record - Deceased had already lost her husband and she has to maintain herself and her two daughters only with..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Dowry Death - Deceased committed suicide by taking poison within 7 years of her marriage - Court acquitted husband and father-i, law - Mother-i, law convicted - Allegations of torture as well as demand of articles by way of dowry against mother-i, law is clear and specific - All PWs..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B- - Dowry death - Presumption - If wife committed suicide by setting herself on fire proceeded by dissatisfaction of husband and his family from dowry the inference of harassment against husband may be patent - Responsibility of husband towards his wife is qualitatively different and higher as..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by hanging - Deceased committed suicide within three years of her marriage - She was more beautiful than her husband - Their matrimonial life was not peaceful - Deceased was harassed by her husband for demand of dowry soon before her death - So far as other two..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A- - Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Deceased died within seven years of her marriage by committing suicide - No evidence on record to suggest that husband or relative of husband of deceased subjected her to cruelty due to which deceased committed suicide - General allegations were made in FIR -..........

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