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PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Reduction of sentence - Husband suffered agony of protracted trial for more than 13 years - He has been sentenced to undergo R.I of 2 years and to pay fine of Rs.3000 or in default of payment, to undergo R.I of 1 month u/s 498-A IPC - Ends of justice would be adequately meted out in case..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Harassment of a woman by unlawful demand of dowry also partakes the character of `Cruelty'...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Any wilful conduct which is likely to drive the woman to commit suicide is sufficient for conviction u/s 498-A IPC...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by burning - 99% burn injuries - Accused neither present at the time when dead body was identified nor present at the time of post mortem examination - Death occurred in the house of accused and they have to explain circumstances which were within their specific..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 498A-- Murder of wife by husband - Cruelty - Death by burning - PW8, sister of deceased had seen accused leaving the spot and her sister/deceased was in flames in kitchen - Presence of PW8 at the spot is natural and cannot be doubted, as PW8 residing in same house along with accused and deceased - Mere..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death by burning within 7 years of marriage - However, prosecution failed to prove that deceased was subjected to cruelty or harassment soon before her death in connection with any demand of dowry - Even father of deceased did not have direct knowledge of demand of dowry -..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 420, 406, 324, 506, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 468, 482-- Cruelty - Limitation - Quashing of complaint - Complaint u/ss 498-A, 420, 406, 324, 506 IPC - Wife filed complaint against husband after delay of 8 years - Bar u/s 468 Cr.P.C not applies to offence u/s 498-A IPC, as it is in the nature of continuing offence - Even if there has been delay, if same..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 420, 406, 324, 506, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178-- Cruelty - Territorial jurisdiction - Wife claiming to have been harassed by husband not only in India but also abroad - Though no part of cause of action arose in city of Bengaluru, however, complaint filed u/s 498-A IPC a liberal approach requires to be adopted - Since, wife is residing in..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Conviction - Reduction of sentence - Nothing on record to show that accused is incapable of being reformated - Every convict is entitled for the advantage of reformative and corrective jurisprudence - Sentence of accused reduced from 10 years R.I to 8 years R.I - However, sentence of fine is not..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Cruel treatment or harassment of wife by husband or his relative to force her to fulfill demand of dowry is common element for commission of offences u/ss 304-B, 498-A IPC...........

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