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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Family members - Every member of the family may not be fully and equally guilty - The degree of involvement may differ - as an associate, as a silent witness, as a conniving witness and so on...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Suicide - Absence of viscera report - Does not make any difference to fate of case - For purposes of S.304-B mere fact of an unnatural death is sufficient to invite presumption u/s.113-B Evidence Act - Chemical examination of viscera is not mandatory in every case of a dowry death -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Held, S.304-B does not categorize death as homicidal or suicidal or accidental - Therefore, if all other ingredients of S.304-B of IPC are fulfilled, any death whether homicidal or suicidal or accidental and whether caused by burns or by bodily injury or occurring otherwise than..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II), Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, 32-- Murder or culpable homicide not amounting to murder - Proof - Appellant without any premeditation set fire on clothes of prosecutrix after dousing her with kerosene - Incident admittedly took place when prosecutrix resisted appellant to commit rape - In FIR, a dying declaration, it was mentioned..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Family members - There is possibility of members of the family having varying roles, active and passive - Depending on the nature and extent of involvement, a person may be punished for an offence u/s 498-A or S.304-B or S.306 of IPC or S.4 of Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 - A dowry..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Dowry death - Suicide - Not mutually exclusive - Held, S.306 IPC is much broader in its application and takes within its fold one aspect of S.304-B IPC - These two sections are not mutually exclusive - If a conviction for causing a suicide is based on S.304-B IPC, it will necessarily attract S.306..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Evidence Act, 1872, S.113-B - Dowry death - Burden of proof - Held, initial burden of proving death of a woman within seven years of her marriage in circumstances that are not normal is on prosecution - Such death should be in connection with or for a demand of dowry which is accompanied by such..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Family members - No complicity of family members demanding any additional dowry - No evidence of silent or conniving participation of family members in demand of dowry - Absolutely no evidence to suggest that family members actively or passively treated the deceased with cruelty or..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Demand of dowry is not enough to bring about conviction u/s 304-B IPC - A dowry death victim should also have been treated with cruelty or harassed for dowry either by her husband or a relative...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 354, 323-- Rape - Conviction set aside on the grounds : (i) Strained relationship between husband of prosecutrix and appellant; (ii) Place of alleged occurrence is located in a congested neighbourhood; (iii) Prosecutrix was not heeded by nearby shopkeeper as well as local police at the first instance; (iv)..........

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