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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Categorical statement of father of deceased on record that there were no demands for dowry - Mother and brother of deceased also not stated that there was any demand for dowry - Rather, statement is that accused used to maintain deceased and deposit money in her account..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Presumption as to - Allegation against father-in-law and mother-in-law of deceased - Death occurred within 7 years of marriage of deceased - Demands for dowry by accused as well as husband and ill-treatment/cruelty on failure to meet the said demands is on record - Death..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Presumption - Appreciation of evidence - Death within 2 years of marriage - Death due to asphyxia as a result of ligature pressure over neck structures produced by ante-mortem ligature hanging - Deceased was not happy in her matrimonial home - Even, brother of deceased..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 342, 201, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Neither there is evidence of unnatural death of deceased nor there is any evidence of demand of additional dowry, nor there is any evidence of cruelty for demand of dowry "soon before her death" - PWs not supported the prosecution version - Even there are..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Deceased having a pregnancy of 20 weeks committed suicide within 3 years of her marriage - She was being harassed both physically and mentally and in direct as well as indirect ways for non compliance with demand of accused for Rs.1 lakhs for investment in his..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 201, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Demand of dowry - Deceased died within 5 years of her marriage in her matrimonial home - Deceased alleged to be set ablaze by accused persons - However, there was no sign of fire or any burnt article or any mark of smoke on walls or roof - Only on the basis of fact that..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty or harassment - Need not always be demonstrated in the form of physical violence - In case a married woman goes out of her in laws house and i, laws make demand for dowry as a pre-condition for taking her back and even a Panchayat was held at local level to sort out the..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 302, 34-- Cruelty - Dowry death - Non-examination of independent witness itself is not fatal as parents of deceased are consistent in their stand and despite cross-examination, nothing could be elicited to discredit their testimony - Their testimony is quite credible regarding illegal demands of colour TV..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Complaint by second wife - Second marriage not a valid marriage - When there is no valid marriage the lady can never be called wife - On the contrary, she could be called by various other names - In the absence of valid marriage, ingredients so required to make out a case for offence u/s..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Proof - As per victim's suicide note, she lamented that since her husband remains outside for most time, it was she, who had to hear everything, from her mother-i, law - There was no respect for her in matrimonial home - She also wrote that nothing should happen to husband, but others..........

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