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PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 201, 498A-- Dowry death - Death in suspicious circumstances - Information of death of deceased not given to parents - Dead body was cremated hurriedly - Appellant took a false plea that deceased died of abdominal disease - False explanation given by appellant provided a missing link and completes the chain of..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 215, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 211-- Dowry death - Demand of ornaments or torture for the refusal - No mention in charge - However, the same mentioned in FIR and in evidence of PW's - Held, no prejudice appears to have been caused to the accused on account of the omission of stating about the demand of ornaments and refusal to part..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 438, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 34-- Anticipatory bail - Dowry death - Married sisters - Being married sisters, petitioners would in all probability not be the beneficiaries of any dowry - 1st Petitioner a school teacher was at school at the time of incident - No evidence that second petitioner was in the house of her parents -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 222-- Modification of conviction - Charge-sheet filed u/s 302 IPC - Charge later on altered to S.304-B - Accused cannot be convicted u/s 302 IPC if charge under S.302 was proved - Conviction altered from S.302 IPC to S.304-B IPC and accused sentenced to 7 years R.I...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Essential ingredients for applicability of the provision of S.304-B IPC are : (i) The death of a woman should be caused by burns or bodily injury or otherwise than under a normal circumstance; (ii) Such a death should have occurred within seven years of her marriage; (iii) She must..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Presumption - To be raised only on proof of the following essentials viz. (1) The question before the Court must be whether the accused has committed the dowry death of a woman. (This means that the presumption can be raised only if the accused is being tried for the offence under Section 304B..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Acquittal of accused u/s 304-B IPC - Accused can be convicted u/s 498-A IPC without that charge being there, if such a case is made out...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Suicide by burning - Oral evidence with regard to demand of dowry by husband not believed - Three letters written by deceased to her father indicated that deceased wanted to continue studies, but was forced to marry against her wishes and deceased did not want to live in marital home..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - In S.304-B there is no explanation of cruelty - Meaning of 'cruelty' or 'harassment' is the same as prescribed in the Explanation to Section 498-A under which 'cruelty' by itself amounts to an offence...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Soon before death - Expression is present with the idea of proximity test - No definite period is indicated - Determination of the period which can come within the term 'soon before' is left to be determined by the courts, depending upon facts and circumstances of each case - Soon..........

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