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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2001
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B 498A, 34, 120B, 304B, 302-- Dowry death - Conviction on basis of dying declaration - I.O. not examined - Interpolation in FIR - High Court setting aside conviction and sentence u/ss 304B r/w 34 and 120B IPC so far as in-laws are concerned though maintained conviction u/s 498-A IPC - Conviction of husband converted from..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2001
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Abetment of suicide by a married woman within 7 years of marriage - Presumption - Abetment to commit suicide by dowry torture - Conviction of husband and in-laws based on circumstantial evidence - Preponderance of evidence of dowry torture - Circumstantial evidence ruling out accidental death by..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2000
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Conviction - Validity - PW4 deposed in her evidence in chief that accused used to assault deceased almost daily on instigation of his sister - But in cross-examination, it is elicited that she has not stated so in her statement to police recorded u/s.161 Cr.P.C. - Held, such material..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2000
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Offence relating to marriage - Cruelty - No evidence against husband that he made any demand at any time or assaulting or treating wife with cruelty or torture - Cruelty which is necessary ingredient for bringing home charge not established - Conviction on basis of oral testimony of younger..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2000
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34, 498A, 201-- Dowry death - Allegation of dowry demand and harassment by husband and in-laws of deceased - Charge against husband (A-4), father-in-law (A-1) mother-in-law (A-3) and brother-in-law (A-2) - A1 and A3 convicted and A2 given benefit of doubt and A4 also acquitted on ground charge against him under..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2000
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 201, 498A-- Death within seven years of marriage by electrocution - Conviction by trial Court - Acquittal by High Court of the charge u/s 304-B and 201 however convicted u/s 498-A - High Court by impugned judgment came to positive finding from evidence that deceased during her life time used to be harassed by..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2000
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 201-- Conviction of Father-in-law, husband and two brothers-in-law of deceased - Evidence of PW-13 sister of deceased who was married in the same house that all four accused had assaulted deceased on the date of incident - Trial Court and High Court believed the evidence of PW-13 - Deceased was married..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 1999
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 302-- Conviction - Solely on basis of dying declaration - Allegation of ill-treatment and causing death by pouring kerosene and setting her ablaze - Prosecution witnesses turned hostile - Trial Court convicted accused on basis of dying declaration - Doctor did not certify that victim was in a fit..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 1999
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 6, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 190(1), 156(3), 468, 473-- Dowry demand - Complaint that wife was beaten by husband, mother-in-law and sister-in-law as her parents failed to satisfy demand of dowry and sent out of matrimonial home - Magistrate took cognizance of offence on report submitted by Police - Summons issued to appellants - Appellants took plea..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 1999
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 34, 498A-- Demand for dowry coupled with harassment constituting the basis for prosecution - Main part of charge under S.304-B IPC not established - Conviction under Ss.3 & 4 of Dowry Prohibition Act improper...........

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