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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Offence u/ss 304-B, 498-A, 34 IPC - Delay of 5 years in lodging FIR - Case under alleged offence closed after inquiry u/s 174 Cr.P.C. - FIR lodged after five years of closing of said case on the basis of letters received by brother of deceased - Neither at the time of death of deceased nor before..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 34-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Cause of death was not certain - Defence contended that deceased died due to snake bite - However, dead body of deceased exhumed 14 days after her death and postmortem not yielded any results as to cause of death - It is thus uncertain that whether there was a snake bite or..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 438, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34-- Anticipatory bail - Offence u/ss 304-B, 498-A, 34 IPC - Petitioners are mother-i, law and sister-i, law of deceased - Deceased committed suicide within 4-1/2 years of her marriage - Various transactions on record regarding demands of dowry made by petitioners from deceased - All these transaction..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 323, 301, 34-- Summoning of additional accused - Dowry death - Cruelty - Prosecution examined nine witnesses but nothing came on record regarding involvement of respondent No.2 - Role of respondent No.2 was already inquired/investigated into by investigating agency and he was found innocent - No evidence on..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 324, 353, 379, 411, 34-- Offence u/ss 304 Part-II, 324, 353, 379, 411, 34 IPC - Identification of accused - Accused persons identified in Court for the first time after a gap of more than 2 years from the date of incident - Incident occurred in the night, at a place with improper lighting - Accused persons not known to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 324, 353, 379, 411, 34-- Offence u/ss 304 Part-II, 324, 353, 379, 411, 34 IPC - Delay of 8 days by investigating agency to make arrest of all accused - Plea that accused were absconding, rejected, as if they were really absconding then they should remain absconding - Arrest of accused from home casts a shadow of doubt on..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 324, 353, 379, 411, 34-- Offence u/ss 304 Part-II, 324, 353, 379, 411, 34 IPC - Material contradictions in the prosecution story - Accused acquitted viz. : (i) FIR lodged against four unknown persons, despite the fact that complainant knew the name of one of accused; (ii) Forest officers including driver of jeep ten in..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - Deceased died due to head injury caused by sharp edged weapon after five days of incident - Eye witnesses stated that number of injuries were caused by accused to deceased - However, medical evidence not supported the version of eye witnesses - Injuries which are alleged to be..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part I), 34-- Offence u/s 304(Part I) IPC - Common intention - Both the accused came together armed with firearms and indiscriminately fired from their country made pistols at deceased and his wife respectively - Conduct of accused and the manner in which crime was committed is sufficient to attract S.34 IPC as..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died unnatural death by committing suicide within seven years of her marriage - There is ample evidence on record that deceased was harassed, maltreated and was subjected to cruelty for and in connection with demand of dowry, which started from the time of her..........

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