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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Presumption as to - Allegation against father-in-law and mother-in-law of deceased - Death occurred within 7 years of marriage of deceased - Demands for dowry by accused as well as husband and ill-treatment/cruelty on failure to meet the said demands is on record - Death..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Dowry death - There is presumption of dowry death u/ss 498-A and 304-B if : (a) Death takes place within seven years of marriage; (b) Death is unnatural; (c) The death is coupled with cruelty or harassment by the husband or any member of the husband's family in connection with a demand for dowry;..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 342, 323, 506, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177-- Demand of dowry - Jurisdiction - Accused residents of place `J' and marriage was solemnized at place `J' - Allegation in FIR that demand and acceptance of dowry was at place `B' - Held, Court at place `B' has jurisdiction...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Matrimonial dispute - Quashing of proceedings - Dispute amicably resolved whereby parties were to approach for obtaining decree of divorce and also to seek quashing of criminal case - Allowing continuance of criminal action would be fruitless and clearly an abuse of judicial process - Proceedings..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Section 24, Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13-- Divorce petition filed by husband - Transfer of petition - Wife lodged FIR u/ss 406, 498-A IPC and initiated proceedings under Domestic Violence Act and u/s 125 Cr.P.C. against husband at Jalandhar - Thereafter husband filed petition u/s 13 Hindu Marriage Act at Ludhiana - Wife having no..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Quashing of proceedings - Implication of applicants No.4 to 6 inspired by malice and allegations made against them are so high improbable which no man of ordinary prudence would like to believe - Continuation of proceedings likely to result in nothing except abuse of..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Quashing of proceedings - Allegation against bother-in-law (Devar) and sisters-in-law (Nanad) - Wife alleged that her brother-in-law denuded her and torn her clothes and committed rape upon her at the point of pistol with the assistance of sisters-in-law and in presence of..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Sufficient evidence on record against A-1, that he treated deceased with cruelty - Evidence of parents of deceased in this regard is clear and consistent - However, allegations against A-2 is vague and not very specific, as he was not staying with A-1 and deceased - A-1 convicted u/s..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Relatives of husband - Should not be roped in on the basis of omnibus allegations unless specific instances of their involvement in the crime are made out...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Cruelty - Quashing of proceedings - Allegation against maternal uncles of husband - Accused are not immediate family members of husband - Except bald statements nothing else indicating their involvement in the crime was mentioned - Prima facie case against accused has not been made out on the..........

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