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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 201-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Entire allegations levelled by complainant are against husband - It was only husband who was insisting upon demand of dowry - No specific allegations were levelled against `Devar' and mother-in-law and there is no evidence to connect them with dowry death of deceased -..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 498A, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Compromise during pendency of appeal filed against conviction u/ss 498-A, 307/34 IPC and 3/4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Proceedings can be quashed or even appeal against conviction can be allowed when in matrimonial disputes relating to dowry etc. offender and victim compromise - Conviction and..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Summoning of additional accused - Dowry death - Cruelty - Principle of `stare decisis' - Main accused husband of deceased acquitted on merit - No specific over act levelled against petitioners - Even no cinching evidence to presume that proceeding would culminate into conviction - Petitioners..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323-- Cruelty - No tangible material either of a dowry demand or assault suffered by wife in any case, despite one episode in which an attempt was made to push wife in a canal that too not proved on record - Case of husband is not at all different from other co-accused who already acquitted - Conviction..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Delay in lodging FIR - Grievous hurt - Cruelty - Dowry demand - FIR lodged by mother of victim - Delay duly explained by victim which is corroborated by her mother, as victim was put to fire being tortured for demand of dowry and secretly treated at her in laws house by accused and accused did not..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Grievous hurt - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Burden of proof - Prosecution successfully established that burn injuries to victim caused in the house of accused - Burden thus, shifts upon accused to explain those injuries u/s 106 of Evidence Act, which burden could not be discharged by accused -..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Grievous hurt - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Victim was put to fire on being tortured for demand of dowry - Defence taken a plea that victim caught fire accidentally - However, Doctor who examined victim stated that injuries could not be caused by accident, as same were caused by pouring kerosene oil..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 326A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Quashing of proceedings - Offence u/ss 498-A, 326-A, 323, 504, 506 IPC and Ss.3, 4 of Dowry Prohibition Act - Applicant is a minor sister-in-law of first informant - Witnesses of fact turned hostile - Rest of accused including husband of first informant already acquitted - There are bleak chances..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Quashing of summoning order - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Contention raised by applicants relate to disputed question of fact - Court has to eschew itself from embarking upon roving enquiry into last details of case - Perusal of complaint and material available on record make out prima facie case..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 303, 304-- Murder of wife by husband - Accused convicted without legal assistance - Legal assistance is not mere empty formality - It is mandatory for State and Trial Court to provide legal assistance to accused - Learned Judge failed to perform his legal duty mandated u/s 304 Cr.P.C. - Even statement of..........

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