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JHARKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Offence u/s 498-A IPC and Ss.3, 4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Jurisdiction - Telephone threats received by wife while she was living with her parents - Accused husband and mother-in-law did not visit wife at her parental house - Plea that telephone threats would amount to cruelty, totally misconceived..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 178(c)-- Territorial jurisdiction - FIR lodged by wife for offences indictable u/ss 498-A and 506 IPC - Complainant wife left matrimonial home at Vadodra and started living in parental house at Gwalior - Specific allegations that accused husband had come to her parental house and assaulted her - Held,..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Offence u/s 498-A IPC - Jurisdiction - Wife left matrimonial house on account of ill treatment by her husband and started living with parents - No ill treatment where parents reside - Court at place where parents reside has no jurisdiction - Proceedings transferred to Court at place of matrimonial..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406-- Offence u/ss 498-A, 406 IPC - Jurisdiction - Occurrence took place at matrimonial home in State of Andhra Pradesh - Offence of harassment and dowry demand not a continuous offence - Averments in complaint not showing that cause of action arose within the jurisdiction of Magistrate who took..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 179, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Territorial jurisdiction - Prima-facie allegations made in complaint and material collected during investigation revealed that a part of cause of action arose in Bangalore - Held, court at Bangalore has territorial jurisdiction to entertain complaint...........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 384, 323, 506, 34-- Territorial jurisdiction - Offence u/ss 498-A, 406, 384, 323, 506/34 IPC - Marriage took place at place `D' and thereafter wife began to reside with husband at place `H' - Torture for dowry - Alleged offence cannot be said to have been committed wholly or partly within the local jurisdiction of..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 178, 179-- Cruelty to wife - Private complaint - Territorial jurisdiction - Averment in complaint that husband came to house of complainant's father and repeated his earlier remark that child did not match his face and she carried sin of somebody else - Complaint filed in court of Magistrate within local..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 406, 498, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, 6-- Jurisdiction - Offence u/ss 406, 498-A IPC and Ss.4, 6 Dowry Prohibition Act - Jurisdiction lies in Court at the place where offence is committed - In the instant case complainant does not claim that she was ever tortured for dowry demand at the place within the jurisdiction of Court `K' - Held,..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 204, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Complaint case - Quashing of summoning order - Part of cause of action arose within the jurisdiction of Court - High Court at this stage cannot enquire as to whether the allegations made against the petitioners are true or false - Competent Court at an appropriate stage would determine as to..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Jurisdiction - Cruelty suffered a day before returning to parental home from matrimonial home - Court at place of matrimonial has jurisdiction and not Court at place of parental home - More so, when there was no allegation that petitioner contacted her over phone after her return to parental home..........

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