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CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Dowry death - Deceased alleged to be subjected to ill-treatment and harassment on account of dowry demand due to which she committed suicide - In such cases the minute examination of witnesses becomes a must - In the instant case most of the witnesses have made stereo type allegations and they..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 302, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 6, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dowry death - Continuous harassment of deceased for three years right upto her death - Dying declaration recorded by Magistrate in presence of doctor who certified that she was fit to make statement - Harassment by husband was clearly stated and that she was set on fire by husband - Pouring of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 366, 368-- Death sentence - Rarest of rare case - Case of bride burning fall in the category of rarest of rare case and hence deserve death sentence - Rarest of rare case does not mean that the act is uncommon - It means that the act is brutal and barbaric - Bride killing is certainly barbaric - In the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Murder or suicide - Two different types of injuries found on the dead body of the deceased, i.e., the ligature mark of large dimension and the body being badly burnt because of the ante mortem burns with smell of kerosene coming out of the body - Completely rule out the theory of suicide - A half..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Murder or suicide - Witnesses may lie but not the circumstances - Recovery of blood and bloodstained Bindia from the Chhajja (balcony) and broken pieces of bangles from inside the room - Receiver of telephone stuck under the left arm of the deceased and burnt telephone wire found stuck with the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Murder or suicide - Deceased alleged to be suffering from gloom of depression for having not given birth to a child - No evidence led by defence that deceased was suffering from some gynecological problem running counter to her child bearing capacity - In case there was any such problem then there..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Death of woman by consuming poison - As per father of deceased, no demand of dowry made at the time of marriage - No evidence to suggest that soon before her death deceased was subjected to harassment on account of dowry demand - Only evidence that accused was interested in widow..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Use of words 'harassed' or 'tortured' by a witness without describing exact conduct of accused which amounted to harassment or torture - May not be believed by a Court in a case u/ss 498-A and 304-B IPC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Demand of dowry - By itself not a offence u/s 498-A or 304-B IPC - It is act of cruelty or harassment by the husband or the relative of the husband on a woman, in connection with dowry demand which is punishable...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
Details
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..........

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