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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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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - For conviction u/s 304-B IPC it has to be shown apart from the fact that the death of woman was on account of burn or bodily injury, otherwise than under normal circumstances, within 7 years of her marriage, it has also to be shown that soon before her death, she was subjected to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Bald statements of cruelty and harassment - No other evidence to prove that victim committed suicide on account of cruelty and harassment - Conviction set aside...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304 Part II, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378(1)-- Appeal against acquittal - Murder case - Accused acquitted by trial court - High Court convicting accused u/s 304 Part-II IPC - Held, court exercising appellate power must not only consider question of law but also questions of facts - Judgment of conviction rendered by the High Court does not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378-- Appeal against acquittal - Murder case - Accused named in FIR - Deceased dying 14 days after incident due to head injury - All the eye witnesses including injured eye witnesses categorically named accused and attributed specific role to him - Medical evidence corroborated the evidence of eye..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 300, 304-- Murder or culpable homicide - Allegations in FIR that accused chased and caught hold of deceased while main accused inflicted knife blow on his chest - Assault on deceased was result of earlier incidence when women folk participating in marriage ceremony were teased by deceased under influence of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Imprisonment for life - Awarding extreme punishment of imprisonment for life should be used in rare cases and not in every case...........

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