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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Death by burning - Demand of Rs.20,000 made by accused two years prior to death of deceased, is too remote to occurrence and therefore, would not satisfy the requirement of `soon before her death' contemplated u/s 304-B(1) IPC - Acquittal upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Sewing machine given by parents of deceased as she knew tailoring is a gift which cannot be considered as a part of demand by husband for himself or for his family members - Acquittal upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, 6-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Gifts exchanged during customary occasions in accordance with the prevailing practice and tradition, do not come under the purview of `dowry'...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, 120B, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 9-- Murder - Test Identification parade (TIP) - First TIP conducted after about 1-1/2 months of incident - Second TIP was conducted after more than a year of incident - It is doubtful whether eye-witnesses could have remembered the faces of accused after such a long period - Though incident took place..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 341, 143, 147, 148, 149, 109, 120B-- Murder - Appeal against acquittal - Acquittal upheld viz. (i) Material alterations in testimonies of eye witnesses; (ii) attesting witnesses to the recovery of articles, like weapons, clothes, etc. turned hostile; (iii) Recovery of mobile phone is relied in evidence, however, no evidence was..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape of blind girl aged 18 years - Identification of accused - Accused committed rape upon prosecutrix a blind girl on the pretext of marriage - Prosecutrix narrated the entire incident and manner in which she was subjected to sexual abuse - When prosecutrix became pregnant accused stopped..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 357A, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Victim compensation scheme - Rape victim - Victim who is blind, not in a position to take care of herself or being taken care of by anyone, having no family support either emotionally or economically - State directed to pay Rs.8000 p.m till her life time, treating the same to be interest fetched..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 357A, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Victim compensation scheme - Rape victim - Physically handicapped woman - Direction issued viz: (i) All States and U.Ts shall make all endeavour to formulate a uniform scheme for providing victim compensation in respect of rape/sexual exploitation with physically handicapped women as required..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(1)(d), 13(2), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 120B-- Discharge - Conspiracy conferring undue advantage upon owners of land - Four agreements to sell - Agreement unilateral as they did not bear the signature of appellants and such agreements recovered from the vendors themselves - Mere execution of such agreements cannot be considered as a relevant..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Three sisters of husband - All married and living independently in different places - No clear allegations levelled against any of the sisters - No material relating to harassment - Proceedings against sisters quashed...........

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