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CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Dowry death and cruelty - There is sufficient evidence on record to show that deceased was assaulted and tortured in different ways during her short stay in her matrimonial home by her husband and other close relations of her husband for the fulfillment of their illegal demand - Trial Court..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption - Plea of mental depression as cause of suicide of deceased is devoid of any logic as live-link is proved between such torture and suicide of deceased - Hence, presumption u/s 113-B of Evidence Act is available in favour of prosecution - Prosecution proved its case -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - There was no preconceived common object of eliminating the members of complainant family and group - In the scuffle that took place between parties, one blow came to be inflicted on the head of deceased, which proved fatal - However, this by itself cannot be reason to conclude..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304-- Nature of offence - Right of private defence - Accused reasonably apprehended danger to his life when deceased `S' and his brothers started strangulating him after pushing him to floor - Shooting took place in a sudden fight in a heat of passion - Though accused exceeded his power of self defence..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 386, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 201, 120B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- De novo trial - Dowry death - Appeal against conviction - High Court while remitting matter to trial Court for fresh trial pointed out certain lapses on the part of I.O but failed to state as to how such alleged lapses resulted in miscarriage of justice - High Court being First Appellate Court, is..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - Quarrel between parties and during quarrel being provoked by words accused lost his mental balance and attacked his wife with vegetable cutter lying at the scene of occurrence - Accused had no intention to kill his wife, still he had intention to cause injury, which is..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II)-- Offence u/s 304(Part II) - Quantum of sentence - Accused a poor man having no bad antecedents - He had no intention to kill his wife and only in a quarrel out of provocation he attacked his wife with a vegetable cutter - Held, taking into account the mitigating and aggravating circumstances,..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 34-- Summoning of additional accused - Dowry death - No concrete and specific evidence against petitioners of making any demand of dowry or torturing the deceased - Complicity of petitioners in the commission of offence not on record - Application dismissed...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - Incident occurred at spur of moment - No pre-planning or prior meeting of mind - No prior enmity between parties - Only reason of scuffle was grazing cattle of deceased in agricultural fields of accused - All eye witnesses narrated story in similar manner that incident occurred..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - Incident was neither pre-mediated nor re-planned, nor accused had taken any undue advantage or acted in a cruel or an unusual manner - No previous enmity between parties - Incident occurred in the dark and dim light - None of two eye witnesses deposed that accused had fired at..........

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