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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment to suicide - Dowry demand - Demand of customary gifts from parents of deceased - On non fulfilling the demand deceased tortured - Such continuous torture and cruelty enough to compel deceased to take an extreme step to end her life and life of her minor child - Abetment to commit suicide..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A, 113B-- Suicide - Abetment - Cruelty - Suicide after eight years of marriage - S.113-A Evidence Act is not applicable - S.113-B Evidence Act also not attracted as there was no allegation that any unlawful demand for dowry was made - Nothing to show that appellants in fact by their conduct desired to drive..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Presumption as to abetment of suicide by a married woman - No categorical allegation of demand of dowry - Presumption u/s 113-B of Evidence Act cannot be attracted - Evidence on record that deceased was maltreated in the matrimonial home - Presumption u/s 113-A attracted - Conviction modified from..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 107-- Suicide - Abetment - Mere harassment of wife by husband due to differences per se does not attract S.306 r/w S.107 IPC, if the wife commits suicide - If the suicide was due to demand of dowry soon before her death then S.304-B IPC may be attracted, whether it is a case of homicide or suicide...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 357, 304B, 306-- Dowry death - Suicide within six months of marriage - Accused started demanding Rs.50,000/- for business of husband - Harassment and mal-treatment started within 20 days of marriage - Accused guilty of offence u/s 304-B - Husband convicted and sentenced to 7 years RI - Other two accused convicted..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Suicide by wife by consuming poison - S.304-B IPC is not applicable - Accused can be convicted for abetment of suicide by employing presumption laid down in S.113-A of Evidence Act - Conviction altered from S.304-B to S.306 IPC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 228, 397, 401, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Dowry death - Charge - Trial Court framed charge u/ss 304-B and 498-A - High Court altered charge to S.306 IPC - Crucial question is whether suicide of deceased was in any way connected with demand of dowry - At the stage of framing charge High Court should not have considered the whole evidence..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Suicide by wife - No evidence of demand of dowry - Cruelty and harassment by husband - Husband is guilty of offence punishable u/s 306 IPC and not u/s 304-B IPC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306, 120B-- Dowry death - Conviction of husband and his parents - No evidence of demand of dowry - Husband used to assault deceased - Husband was abetting deceased to commit suicide - Husband is guilty of offence u/s 306 IPC and not u/s 304-B IPC - Parents never caused any harm or hurt to deceased - No..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Presumption as to Abetment - Unlike Section 113-B a statutory presumption does not arise by operation of law merely on proof of the circumstances enumerated in Section 113-A - Prosecution has first to establish suicide within a period of seven years of marriage and that accused had subjected her..........

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