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UTTARAKHAND 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 - Deceased committed suicide by hanging herself on a tree after 3 years of her marriage - However, general allegations levelled by witnesses regarding demand of dowry and cruelty, which is not supported by medical evidence - Allegation of demand of dowry and harassment of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B-- Nature of offence - Evidence of two sets of witnesses is on record - One supported the fact that accused gave poisonous tablet to deceased as a result she died and other set of witnesses not supported the said allegation - However, there is ample evidence on record that deceased was subjected to..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Cruelty - Dowry death - Deceased died due to hanging within one year of her marriage - Prosecution, however, failed miserably to establish beyond reasonable doubt that any cruelty and harassment was meted out to deceased by accused let alone soon before her death - Testimony of PWs to the effect..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption as to - Expression `soon before her death' - Does not mean mere lapse of sometime, which by itself will provide accused a defence - If course of conduct relating to cruelty or harassment is shown to have existed earlier in time, not too late and not too stale, before date..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Essential ingredients required to be proved as foundational facts by prosecution for offence u/s 304-B are : (i) death of woman must have been caused by burns or bodily injury or otherwise than under normal circumstances; (ii) such death must have occurred within 7 years of her..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Death caused to due to strangulation leading to asphyxia - Anti mortem injuries also found on body of deceased, as she was subjected to beating before taking extreme step of hanging herself - Accused/husband subjected deceased to cruelty and harassment soon before her death..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died due to poisoning within one year of her marriage - She stayed eight to ten days in her i, laws house after her marriage - Neither any report nor any complaint was ever made prior to occurrence nor any panchayat meeting was ever convened in this regard - No..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Offence u/s 304-B IPC - Ingredients of the offence are : (i) death of the woman concerned is by any burns or bodily injury or by any cause other than in normal circumstances and (ii) is within seven years of her marriage and (iii) that soon before her death, she was subjected to cruelty or..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 306-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Deceased committed suicide after 5 years of her marriage by jumping into well - No evidence as to specific demand of dowry soon before death of deceased - Demand if any was made before two years of death of deceased - There is also no any evidence on..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Deceased committed suicide by consuming poison - No evidence on record that soon before her death deceased was subjected to harassment at the hands of accused - Relationship between deceased and accused was normal - Conduct of parents of deceased not natural as they stated that..........

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