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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Quashing of complaint and summoning order - Complaint by muslim wife against husband - In the instant case, husband gave talaq to his wife by uttering words talaq, talaq, talaq and thereafter wife filed complaint against husband on ground of cruelty and dowry demand - As per complaint, statement..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 397, 401, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323-- Revision against acquittal - Cruelty - Trial Court made sincere endeavour to appreciate evidence which was available on record, while recording its finding favouring accused for extending benefit of doubt - First appellate Court examined entire evidence and concluded in clear and unequivocal terms..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Quantum of sentence - Accused/husband awarded life imprisonment - However, there is no reason assigned in judgment of to determine that case falls under rarest of rare case - Thus, sentence of accused is substituted by R.I. of 10 years...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death caused to due to strangulation leading to asphyxia - Anti mortem injuries also found on body of deceased, as she was subjected to beating before taking extreme step of hanging herself - Accused/husband subjected deceased to cruelty and harassment soon before her death..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 311, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 307, 34-- Recalling of witness - Offence u/ss 498-A, 406, 307, 34 IPC - Evidence of victim is of utmost significance, as she being material witness and sufferer of cruelty and harassment at the hands of accused for their unlawful demand of property or valuable security - Medical condition of victim is grave..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Appeal against acquittal - None of PWs, who are near relatives of deceased stated that accused was harassing deceased for purpose of dowry or had instigated her to commit suicide - Prosecution failed to prove its case against accused - Accused rightly acquitted -..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, 34, 120B, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Bail - Dowry death - Cruelty - Prima facie evidence of demand of dowry from deceased and her family - Evidence on record shows that licensed revolver of petitioner was used in the commission of crime - Injuries on the vital part of deceased by revolver and pistol - It is risky to release..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A-- Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Allegation against father-i, law and mother-i, law of deceased - No evidence against accused for subjecting deceased with cruelty except vague assertions that accused used to harass deceased or any allegation of physical torture against accused - No evidence on..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306, 34-- Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Nothing on record to show that deceased was tortured by accused and degree thereof was to such an extent that deceased deemed it appropriate to put an end to her life and that too when she was mother of two minor children - Moreover, there are contradictions,..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Testimony of brothers of deceased is not reliable and trustworthy to connect accused with demand of dowry - Several material improvements and inconsistencies were found in the testimony of PWs, which make the case of prosecution doubtful - No public witness on the..........

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