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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Maximum punishment - It is a case of suicidal death as no evidence of direct involvement of accused is there though indirectly he may be held responsible for death of deceased - No justification for Court to award life imprisonment when minimum sentence is 7 years - Sentence reduced..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Non examination of husband of deceased, a relevant eye witness and three other injured witnesses - No expalanton given by prosecution for their non examination - Non examination of the material witnesses is significant as PW-11 is really an interested witness as he had an axe to grind..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased informed her parents whenever she was maltreated by accused on the ground of bringing insufficient dowry - Report for maltreatment not lodged as deceased and her parents did not want to make things public - Held, non lodging of report with the police before her..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498, 34-- Dowry death - Cruelty - If husband compels his wife to bring dowry, only husband will be guilty - Any other member, who may have silently connived with husband while living together under one roof, cannot be held guilty for dowry death - There must be positive and specific demand of dowry by..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Father-i, law did his best to save deceased by carrying her from one hospital to another to provide her best possible treatment - This fact is a strong mitigating circumstance even if it is presumed that father-i, law silently connived with husband - Held, conviction and..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13-- Divorce - As a counter blast to the petition filed by husband for restitution of conjugal rights wife got registered a criminal case u/s 498-A IPC against husband and his family members - Wife was not interested in living with husband because according to her cruelty had been meted out to her -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 53, 54, 107, 197, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500, 354, 498-- Adultery - Bald allegation that appellant is living in illicit relationship - Held, in such situation, there is no scope for the respondent to invoke S.107 CrPC and contend that he acted by virtue of authority vested in him...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Wife committed suicide within a year of marriage - Allegation of cruelty and harassment on demand of dowry soon before death proved against husband as he demanded Rs.3 lacs form deceased for starting new business and for purchasing motor cycle - No evidence of cruelty and..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B- - Dowry death - Sentence of life imprisonment - Absence of direct connection of accused with death of deceased is a mitigating factor - It is a case of suicidal death as no evidence of direct involvement of accused husband is there though indirectly he is held responsible for such death - Held,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 149-- Murder and unlawful assembly - Proof - Accused persons armed with battle-axe, axe, spear and sticks and having formed unlawful assembly allegedly assaulted deceased and injured persons who intervened in assault - Political rivalry and land disputes between parties - Motive established - Evidence..........

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