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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 304B, 498A-- Suicide by burning - Letter written by deceased - Grave doubt as to whether letter was written by deceased or not - Conviction of appellants only on the basis of letter is unsafe...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Delay of 11 days in lodging FIR - Explanation furnished not satisfactory - Prosecution version that a common friend tried to settle the matter but he deposed that he does not know anything about the case - Second explanation that prosecutrix was terrorised to be killed in case of reporting..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Non examination of I.O. and doctor coupled with the fact of non satisfactory explanation of delay of 11 days in lodging FIR - Not only prejudice is caused to the accused but also reasonable doubt is created in the mind of Court - Accused acquitted on ground of benefit of doubt...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 320-- Parties compromised in an offence u/ss 498-A, 406 IPC - Petition for quashing of proceedings is different than a petition for compounding of non compoundable offence - S.320 Cr.P.C. does not limit or affect the powers of High Court u/s 482 Cr.P.C. - High Court can quash criminal proceedings or FIR..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2-- Demand of Rs.50,000/-, after six months of marriage, to purchase a computer to start business - Held, demand was not in connection with marriage and not really a `dowry demand' within the meaning of S.2 of Dowry Prohibition Act...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - General allegations of harassment - Absence of specific acts of cruelty or harassment by the appellant on the deceased - Prosecution failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that deceased was subjected to cruelty or harassment by the accused - Conviction set aside...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Conditions precedent for establishing an offence under the provision of S.304-B IPC are : (a) that a married woman had died otherwise than under normal circumstances; (b) such death was within seven years of her marriage; and (c) the prosecution has established that there was cruelty..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Presumption - To be raised on proof the essentials viz. - (1) The question before the court must be whether the accused has committed the dowry death of a woman. (This means that the presumption can be raised only if the accused is being tried for the offence under Section 304-B..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- PW5 mother of deceased, was present at post, also sustained injuries while saving her son - She was medically examined and doctor gave injury report - As per medical evidence, the injuries received by deceased at the instance of the present appellants were sufficient to cause death in the ordinary..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Offence u/s 304-B IPC is not committed by just demand of dowry - Offence is committed by the act of cruelty or harassment by the husband or any relative of her husband in connection with such demand - Similarly offence u/s 498-A IPC is committed if husband or his relative commits an act of cruelty..........

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