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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 - 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, 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)..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 84, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 105-- Murder - Plea of insanity - Accused diagnosed as suffering from major depression and nothing more - Nothing on record to show that accused was given any psychiatric treatment - Fact that after stabbing child, accused attempted to slit his throat and commit suicide, belied all contentions that he..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Failure of prosecution to prove that there was demand either before the marriage or soon before death of the deceased beyond reasonable doubt - Accused acquitted...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Abetment of suicide - Presumption under - If a woman has committed suicide within a period of seven years from date of her marriage and that her husband had subjected her to cruelty, Court may presume, having regard to all other circumstances of case, that such suicide had been abetted by her..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306, 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 221, 222-- Dowry death - Suicide within two years of marriage - Charge u/s 304-B - Beatings given to wife were not in connection with demand of dowry - Offence u/s 304-B IPC not proved - Accused guilty of offence u/ss 498-A, 306 IPC - Accused convicted u/ss 498-A, 306 IPC instead of the graver offence u/s..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 376(2)(g)-- Murder - Rape - Death sentence - Validity - Trial Court recorded special reasons for imposing punishment of death on respondents that respondents deceived and took away deceased, turn wise committed rape on her in darkness of night and thereafter committed her murder by throttling her by scarf and..........

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