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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 156(3)-- Offence u/s 498-A IPC and S.3/4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Proceedings against husband and family members - It has become a practise to involve a large number of relatives of the husband with a view to exert pressure - In the instant case brother of husband aged 18 also one of the accused - This is..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Where the death of a woman is caused by any harm or bodily injury or occurs otherwise than under normal circumstances within 7 years of marriage and it is shown that soon before her death she was subjected to cruelty or harassment by her husband or any relative for or in connection..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Taunting for not bringing sufficient dowry - Does not attract S.498-A IPC - Vague allegations - Wife staying with husband at Rewari - In-laws staying at Ghaziabad - Allegations against members of in-laws vague except husband - Order of discharge of all accused except husband by trial Court..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2-- Dowry death - Demand of clothes for family members on occasion of a religious function - It is not a demand in connection with marriage - Death of wife - Customary gifts or payment in connection with birth of a child or other ceremonies unrelated to marriage is not demand of dowry - Offence u/s..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Conviction u/s 304-B, 498-A - Charge u/s 304-B not proved - Accused can be convicted u/s 306, 498-A IPC - Non framing of charge u/s 306 IPC is inconsequential...........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306, 107, 109-- Dowry death - Married woman committing suicide - Trial of husband and relatives - Husband absconding and spreading rumour that wife died due to snake bite - According to medical evidence death was due to hanging - Allegation of husband that wife had relations with doctor and that she committed..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306, 34-- Dowry death - Married woman committing suicide - Charge of cruelty and abetment of suicide against husband and relatives - Relatives not living with them and element of sharing of intention not proved against them - Benefit of doubt given to relatives - Same benefit cannot be extended to husband..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 306, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 386(b)(i)-- Charge u/s 498-A and 306 r/w S.34 IPC - Conviction u/s 304-B IPC - State did not prefer appeal - Appeal filed by accused against conviction u/s 304-B IPC - Held, accused cannot be held guilty of having committed the offence u/s 498-A or 306 IPC on the basis of evidence available on record as their..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 498A, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32(1)-- Murder - Death by burn injuries - Dying declaration - Causing death of wife by pouring kerosene on her and setting her on fire - Deceased got married to appellant about one and half years before incident - She was harassed for demand of dowry - Dying declaration recorded by Executive Magistrate in..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Dowry death - Bail - Death of married woman in her matrimonial home - Allegation of demand of dowry made only by some family members of deceased - Post-mortem report and chemical examination report of State Forensic Laboratory, prima facie ruled out question of homicidal or suicidal nature of..........

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