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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304, 498A-- Reduction in sentence - Conviction of appellant u/s 304-B and 498-A IPC maintained - No case made out for interference in conviction of appellant - Sentence and conviction u/s 304-B IPC reduced to 7 years RI from 10 years RI - Both the substantive sentences of imprisonment shall run concurrently...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Cruelty or harassment - May not only be physical but also mental...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Soon before - It is a relative term and it would depend upon the circumstances of each case and no strait-jacket formula can be laid down as to what would constitute a period of `soon before the occurrence' - It is the proximity test which is relevant for the proof of offence of dowry death and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Murder or suicide - Two different types of injuries found on the dead body of the deceased, i.e., the ligature mark of large dimension and the body being badly burnt because of the ante mortem burns with smell of kerosene coming out of the body - Completely rule out the theory of suicide - A half..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Murder or suicide - Witnesses may lie but not the circumstances - Recovery of blood and bloodstained Bindia from the Chhajja (balcony) and broken pieces of bangles from inside the room - Receiver of telephone stuck under the left arm of the deceased and burnt telephone wire found stuck with the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Murder or suicide - Deceased alleged to be suffering from gloom of depression for having not given birth to a child - No evidence led by defence that deceased was suffering from some gynecological problem running counter to her child bearing capacity - In case there was any such problem then there..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 366, 368-- Death sentence - Rarest of rare case - Case of bride burning fall in the category of rarest of rare case and hence deserve death sentence - Rarest of rare case does not mean that the act is uncommon - It means that the act is brutal and barbaric - Bride killing is certainly barbaric - In the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Essential ingredients of offence u/s 304-B IPC are : (1) The death of a woman should be caused by burns or bodily injury or otherwise than in normal circumstances; (2) Such a death should have occurred within seven years of her marriage; (3) She must have been subjected to cruelty or harassment by..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304I, 302-- Accused and deceased were neighbours and drinking companions - Accused had quarrel with his father where deceased intervened - This annoyed the accused who gave one stab injury with knife to the deceased - Held, it cannot be said with certainty that the accused intended to cause the very injury..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Suicide within a year of marriage - Three suicide notes written by deceased shortly before her death that she was harassed and demands of dowry, cash and other articles was made right from the beginning of the marriage and that she was feeling frustrated as she was not in a position..........

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