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CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Proof - Accused husband and i, laws alleged to have committed cruelty on deceased wife resulting in her committing suicide - Both deceased and her husband were in house of her father one day prior to her death - No history of torture or assault just one day before..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498, 304B-- Cruelty - Dowry death - Deceased in her dying declaration clearly stated that she was ill-treated and harassed by her mother-i, law not related to dowry but other household work - Evidence of relatives and neighbors of deceased is sufficient to prove that she was constantly subjected to harassment..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Proof - Evidence of parents and brother of deceased wife only shows that deceased was married to accused-husband about 8-9 years ago and she had no child, therefore, accused persons used to taunt her saying `Banjh' - No evidence showing that due to that harassment deceased..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Suicide - Absence of viscera report - Does not make any difference to fate of case - For purposes of S.304-B mere fact of an unnatural death is sufficient to invite presumption u/s.113-B Evidence Act - Chemical examination of viscera is not mandatory in every case of a dowry death -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Family members - There is possibility of members of the family having varying roles, active and passive - Depending on the nature and extent of involvement, a person may be punished for an offence u/s 498-A or S.304-B or S.306 of IPC or S.4 of Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 - A dowry..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306-- Dowry death - Suicide - Not mutually exclusive - Held, S.306 IPC is much broader in its application and takes within its fold one aspect of S.304-B IPC - These two sections are not mutually exclusive - If a conviction for causing a suicide is based on S.304-B IPC, it will necessarily attract S.306..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Abetment of suicide - Presumption under - If a woman has committed suicide within a period of seven years from date of her marriage and that her husband had subjected her to cruelty, Court may presume, having regard to all other circumstances of case, that such suicide had been abetted by her..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306, 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 221, 222-- Dowry death - Suicide within two years of marriage - Charge u/s 304-B - Beatings given to wife were not in connection with demand of dowry - Offence u/s 304-B IPC not proved - Accused guilty of offence u/ss 498-A, 306 IPC - Accused convicted u/ss 498-A, 306 IPC instead of the graver offence u/s..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113A-- Suicide within seven years of marriage - Deceased was subjected to cruelty and harassment as a result of such treatment of cruelty and harassment deceased was driven to meet the suicidal death - Court rightly presumed, having regard to all other circumstances of the case, that such suicide has..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- To constitute an offence u/s 306 IPC prosecution has to establish that a person has committed suicide and the suicide was abetted by the accused - Prosecution has to establish beyond reasonable doubt that deceased committed suicide and accused abetted the commission of suicide...........

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