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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Demand of scooter - Allegation of demand against husband, his mother and brother - Death of bride by burning - No evidence as to what was the exact act and conduct of mother and brother by which deceased felt tortured - Conviction of mother and brother set aside - Husband used to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Offence u/ss 304-B, 498-A IPC - Presumption - Only when it is shown that soon before her death a woman was subjected by any person to cruelty or harassment for, or in connection with, any demand for dowry, the Court shall presume that such person had caused the dowry death within the meaning of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-- Accused caused injuries to deceased with sickle - Accused died of heart failure and not because of injuries - Case does not fall within the domain of Section 304 Part I and II - There was no intention on the part of accused to cause death of the deceased nor could he be attributed with the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death within two years of marriage - Expression `soon before her death' has to be given its due meaning - Legislature has not specified any time - Reasonable time depends upon facts of each case, the conduct of the parties and the impact of cruelty and harassment inflicted upon the deceased..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2, 4, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry - Meaning - Not restricted to agreement or demand for payment of dowry before and at the time of marriage but even include subsequent demands - Where husband demands a specific sum from father-in-law and on demand being not met harasses and tortures the wife and wife dies after some days..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Reduction of sentence - Accused sentenced for 7 years RI which is the minimum sentence provided under law for an offence u/s 304-B IPC - Prayer for reduction of sentence rejected...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 2, 4, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry - Should be of any property or valuable given or agreed to be given in connection with the marriage - The customary payment in connection with birth of a child or other ceremonies are not covered within the ambit of word `dowry' - Furnishing of a list of ornaments and other household..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Defence witness admitted in cross examination that there was cruelty and harassment inflicted upon the deceased by her husband and in-laws - Held, defence is bound by the statement of the witness, who has been produced by the accused, whatever be its worth - Accused convicted on the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - `Soon before death' - Suicide after 20-22 days of demand of dowry - Demand comes within the expression `soon before death'...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Punishment - Husband of deceased, his mother and brother found guilty of offence - Mother and brother acquitted by High Court due to lack of evidence - Accused 48 years of age - Sentence reduced to 7 years from 10 years...........

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