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PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 34-- Summoning of additional accused - Dowry death - No concrete and specific evidence against petitioners of making any demand of dowry or torturing the deceased - Complicity of petitioners in the commission of offence not on record - Application dismissed...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Culpable homicide not amounting to murder - Dying declaration - Accused died after six days of incident after giving dying declaration - Deceased narrated the specific role to accused and his statement is totally trustworthy and admissible in evidence - Two stab wounds were found on vital parts of..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, 304B, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Compromise - Quashing of proceedings - Deceased committed suicide soon after giving birth to child - It cannot be assumed that deceased was being treated with inhuman cruelty preceding such child birth and at the same time she can also bear the child..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178-- Offence u/ss 304-B, 498-A, 34 IPC - Territorial jurisdiction - Suicide was committed at place `A' - Police at place `A' closed the case after inquiry u/s 174 Cr.P.C., as none of family members of deceased raised any suspicion over death of deceased - There is no evidence of it being a continuing..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
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
Details
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
Details
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
Details
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
Details
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
Details
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..........

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