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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 41-- Offence u/s 498-A IPC or u/s 4 Dowry Prohibition Act or an offence punishable with imprisonment for a term which may be less than seven years or which may extend to sever years, whether with or without fine - Accused not to be arrested unnecessarily and Magistrate should not authorise detention..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Presumption as to - Held, for purpose of S.304-B IPC, a presumption can be raised only on proof of - (a) Death of woman took place within seven years of her marriage; (b) Such death took place not under normal circumstances; (c) Woman was subjected to cruelty or harassment by her..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 379, 411, 420, 467, 468, 471-- Negligence in discharge of official work - At the most it amounts to dereliction of duty but not an offence - Complaint quashed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Word `relative of husband' in S.304-B IPC would mean such persons, who are related by blood, marriage or adoption - A relative who is not related to husband either by blood or marriage or adoption cannot be prosecuted u/s 304-B - However, he may be prosecuted u/s 306 IPC, in case the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry Death - Deceased died within seven years of her marriage due to burn i.e not in normal circumstances - Eye witnesses specifically stated in their statements about harassment of deceased by accused in connection with demand of dowry - Deceased also telephonically complained about harassment -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Presumption as to - Held, for purpose of S.304-B IPC, a presumption can be raised only on proof of following essentials - (a) Death of woman was caused by burns or bodily injury or occurs otherwise than under normal circumstances; (b) Such death took place within seven years of her..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326-- Offence u/s 326 IPC - Sentence of 2 years RI - Considering that accused had gone to his house to fetch a knife and thereafter had given repeated blows to the victim resulting in multiple grievous injuries, sentence of two years RI is just and adequate and does not require any modification...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 302, 34-- Abduction and murder - Circumstantial evidence - Accused No.1 to 3 abducted deceased - It is for accused persons to explain what happened to him as deceased was found murdered within a short time after abduction - In absence of any explanation Court to draw an adverse inference against accused..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Conviction - Validity - Death of bride by burning within 7 years of marriage - Statement of mother of deceased regarding demand of dowry is general and not specific - No specific incidence has been indicated suggesting cruelty or harassment made by accused - Though allegation of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378, 386, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Conviction by Trial Court - Acquittal by High Court - Interference with - Held, if view taken by High Court is reasonably possible view, it should not be disturbed because acquittal of accused by High Court has strengthened presumption of innocence of accused...........

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