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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-- Part II - Nature of offence - Murder or culpable homicide - Proof - No enmity between accused and deceased - No pre-planning or pre-meditation in causing death of deceased - Accused and deceased were not even known to each other before the incident - Quarrel was a sudden one over petty matter - In..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death within seven years of marriage - Unnatural death - No evidence that there was ever demand of dowry or that deceased was subjected to cruelty for demand of dowry - Held, this is not a case of dowry death - Conviction u/ss 304-B, 498-A IPC and Ss.3, 4 Dowry Prohibition Act, set aside...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - A person is innocent till proved guilty - This rule is not so in a case of dowry death - In case ingredients of offence u/s 304-B IPC are satisfied then Court will presume by deemed fiction of law that the husband or the relatives complained of, has caused her death - Such a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2, 4, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry - Meaning - Not restricted to agreement or demand for payment of dowry before and at the time of marriage but even include subsequent demands - Where husband demands a specific sum from father-in-law and on demand being not met harasses and tortures the wife and wife dies after some days..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2, 4, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry - Should be of any property or valuable given or agreed to be given in connection with the marriage - The customary payment in connection with birth of a child or other ceremonies are not covered within the ambit of word `dowry' - Furnishing of a list of ornaments and other household..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Death of a woman by drowning after 6 years of marriage - FIR lodged by father of deceased after 9 months - Delay not explained - Held, death of a married daughter is an occurrence, which is not taken lightly by any father - Silence of father for 9 months goes to establish that he was convinced..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304, 326-- Assault with axe provided by co-accused - Death - Plea that there was never an intention to cause death - Evidence of eye witnesses inspired confidence and corroborated with each other that single blow of axe was given on head of deceased - Medical evidence that there was only one deep incised..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Omission to mention in FIR some of the items given at the time of marriage - FIR lodged by father of the deceased - Father can hardly be blamed for not lodging an elaborate and specific complaint at that time, as it was a tragic moment for him being the period immediately after the death of his..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Defence witness admitted in cross examination that there was cruelty and harassment inflicted upon the deceased by her husband and in-laws - Held, defence is bound by the statement of the witness, who has been produced by the accused, whatever be its worth - Accused convicted on the..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Death of a woman by drowning after 6 years of marriage - Allegation that 10 days prior to the date of death of deceased, there was demand of Rs.10, 000/- cash by in-laws - Evidence that demand of dowry raised soon after the marriage within one year after solemnization of marriage and thereafter..........

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