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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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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378-- Dowry death - Order of acquittal - Interference with - Held, interference against an order of acquittal should not be a matter of course - However, where trial Judge commits a jurisdictional error, appellate Court is entitled to interfere and correct error - In present case, trial Judge arrived at..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II), Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, 32-- Murder or culpable homicide not amounting to murder - Proof - Appellant without any premeditation set fire on clothes of prosecutrix after dousing her with kerosene - Incident admittedly took place when prosecutrix resisted appellant to commit rape - In FIR, a dying declaration, it was mentioned..........
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, 498A-- Dowry death - Family members - No complicity of family members demanding any additional dowry - No evidence of silent or conniving participation of family members in demand of dowry - Absolutely no evidence to suggest that family members actively or passively treated the deceased with cruelty or..........
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-- Dowry death - Demand of dowry is not enough to bring about conviction u/s 304-B IPC - A dowry death victim should also have been treated with cruelty or harassed for dowry either by her husband or a relative...........
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 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Family members - Living together - By itself does not lead to conclusion that each of the family member was involved in demanding additional dowry and also behaving in a cruel or humiliating manner towards the deceased - To bring home the charge u/s 304-B IPC there should be some..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Held, S.304-B does not categorize death as homicidal or suicidal or accidental - Therefore, if all other ingredients of S.304-B of IPC are fulfilled, any death whether homicidal or suicidal or accidental and whether caused by burns or by bodily injury or occurring otherwise than..........

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