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...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 107, 120B, 306, 406, 420-- Abetment to suicide - Deceased was cheated - Committed suicide - Prosecution under - Propriety - Non-fulfilment of contractual obligations - Non adherence to financial dealings - Petitioner neither provoked nor incited nor urged nor goaded deceased to commit suicide - Held, no offence of abetment..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - There should be positive evidence that accused intentionally hatched a conspiracy or actually/actively aided and abetted in such a manner, leaving no option for deceased to commit suicide - Without a positive act on the part of the accused to instigate or aid in committing..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Ingredients - Knowledge, intention, mens rea, positive active participation leaving no option and compelling a person to commit suicide are the essential ingredients of the provision of S.306 IPC...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Abetment of suicide - Conviction can be based solely on the basis of dying declaration without any corroboration if it actually inspires confidence of the Court...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Mentioning in suicide note that such and such persons are responsible for his death is not sufficient to hold a person guilty for the offence punishable u/s 306 IPC...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Bickerings between husband and wife - Quarrels between husband and wife in any family are usual - It cannot be a reason for committing suicide in normal circumstances...........