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KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Suicide by married woman within one year of marriage - Evidence of close relatives that she was subjected to physical violence and mental harassment soon before death for not bringing full amount of promised dowry - Evidence of prosecution supported by inquest panchanama which..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Unnatural death within a short time of marriage - If there are serious allegations of cruelty Court should be more circumspect in applying the provisions of Ss.304-B and 498-A IPC as death within seven years of marriage attracts the presumption of law against the accused...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A-- Suicide by burning - Bride suffering from epilepsy as such she was acutely harassed - Husband sentenced to 10 years RI - Another accused aged 74 years - His sentence reduced to already undergone...........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 300, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, 32-- Death by burn injuries - Married woman - Victim succumbed to burn injuries - Two dying declarations contradicting each other - Earlier one recorded by police immediately after deceased was brought to hospital and in presence of doctor on duty to the effect that burn injuries on her body were..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A, 113B-- Suicide - Merely because it occurred within seven years of marriage it cannot be presumed that it is dowry death - Accused and deceased lived together for over six years and it is preposterous to expect the accused to inflict cruelty on deceased for half thola of gold - Evidence as to illicit..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Dowry death - For bringing home the charge under Sections 498-A and 306 of IPC, there must be some evidence adduced on record showing that soon before the incident there was some harassment and torture to the deceased at the hands of the accused...........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 302, 201, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Murder - Murder of wife by strangulation - Accused hanged her dead body with a saree to a rafter to screen offence committed by him - Case of prosecution that husband and in-laws subjected deceased to cruelty on ground of dowry - Appellant actually caused death of his wife under grave and sudden..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Conviction - Accused sentenced to six months imprisonment - Accused and victim both remarried and living happily with their families - Sentence reduced to period already undergone which is a little over two months...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 125-- FIR u/s 498-A IPC - Wife also claiming maintenance u/s 125 Cr.P.C. - Parties compromising - Decree for divorce by mutual consent passed - Wife received Rs.1.33 lakhs and undertook to withdraw criminal proceedings - Wife not withdrawing criminal proceedings - Proceedings quashed - Continuation of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Cruelty - Dowry death - Bride burning - Dying declaration - Death of deceased within 3 years of marriage by burns - Dying declaration of deceased reliable and recorded in a fit state of mind - Non mention of fit state of mind of declarant insignificant when doctor stated that he was satisfied as..........

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