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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 179-- Offence u/s 498-A IPC - Jurisdiction - Court at place where wife takes shelter after leaving or driven away from matrimonial home on account of acts of cruelty committed by husband or his relatives, depending on factual situation, also has jurisdiction to entertain complaint u/s 498-A IPC...........
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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Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Section 27, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 34-- Territorial jurisdiction - Complaint u/ss 27, 12, 17, 18 to 20, 22 & 23 of PWDV Act and FIR u/ss 498-A, 406, 34 IPC - Quashing of complaint and FIR - Complainant is the aggrieved person who is resident of Delhi, where incidents/acts of domestic violence had occurred - Averments in FIR also..........
MEGHALAYA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Territorial jurisdiction - Dowry demand - Wife was forced to leave her matrimonial home at `M' - Wife returned back to her parental home in `S' and filed complaint there - Since, consequence of offence which was committed at `M' occurred at `S', therefore, Court at `S' will have jurisdiction to..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 178, 179, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Territorial jurisdiction - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Accused started demanding dowry from deceased within the territorial jurisdiction of trial Court - Deceased was harassed and treated cruelly by accused for bringing insufficient dowry - Father of deceased along with pradhan of area had visited..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 482-- Territorial jurisdiction - Quashing of FIR - Offence u/s 498-A IPC and Ss.3, 4 of D.P. Act - Offence committed at place `I' - Proceedings pending in Court at place `J' quashed on ground of lack of territorial jurisdiction...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 397, 401, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 363-- -Revision - Dismissal of appeal against acquittal - Offence u/ss 498-A, 406, 363 IPC - Appeal filed against judgment of acquittal after almost 2 years - No explanation given for such inordinate delay and petitioner was well versed with the progress of case - It is thus not a fit case for..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178, 179, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Jurisdiction - Cruelty - Due to mental cruelty wife living in a different city - Not a continuing offence - Court at the place where wife is living has jurisdiction only when there is specific case of physical or mental torture at the place where she is living...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178-- Offence u/ss 304-B, 498-A, 34 IPC - Territorial jurisdiction - Suicide was committed at place `A' - Police at place `A' closed the case after inquiry u/s 174 Cr.P.C., as none of family members of deceased raised any suspicion over death of deceased - There is no evidence of it being a continuing..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Order taking cognizance - Quashing of order - Court while exercising jurisdiction u/s 482 Cr.P.C., cannot judge veracity, reliability and truthfulness of alleged dying declaration - At this stage only prima facie case is to be seen - Moreover, applicants have got a right of discharge..........

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