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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Soon before - Depends upon facts and circumstances of each case - Just eight days before death deceased informed her parents and her uncle that accused is demanding Rs.30, 000/- and in case the said amount is not brought by her, he would kill her - Held, the element of 'soon before..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 216, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306, 498A-- Modification of charge - No evidence of demand of dowry - Accused not present at time of suicide by wife at parental house - Accused rightly discharged u/s 304-B IPC - Charges u/ss 306 and 498-A sustained...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Dowry death - Appreciation of evidence - Appellant alleged to have committed murder of his wife - Convicted u/ss 498-A, 304-B IPC - Challenge thereto - As per post mortem report deceased died due to strangulation - Recovery of one pair of scissors from appellant's almirah and a piece of chunni..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Dowry death - Necessary ingredients - Held, for application of S.304-B death of woman is caused by any burns or bodily injury or occurs otherwise than under normal circumstances - Such death occurs within seven years of her marriage - Soon before her death she was subjected to cruelty or..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Deceased died within seven months of her marriage - Prosecution story that she was set ablaze after pouring kerosene oil as dowry demand not met - PW1 not a reliable witness as his statement irreconcilable on all major facts - Deposition of parents of deceased also not reliable as it suffers from..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Death within a period of one year and ten months of marriage - Two dying declarations recorded one by Investigating Officer and the other recorded before the Tehsildar - Merely for the reason that there were two dying declarations, prosecution case cannot be doubted - Statement given by deceased..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Accused convicted u/ss 498-A, 304-B IPC and Ss.3, 4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Accused in jail for eight yeas and 11 months - Held, long passage of time while remaining in jail or long pendency of appeal do not justify minimum sentence to release the accused when gravity of offence is too much -..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Dowry death - There was some quarrel and matter was amicably settled - Wife committed suicide after 10 days - No evidence that during those 10 days deceased was subjected to cruelty and harassment - Prosecution could not prove that deceased was subjected to harassment soon before her death -..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Demand of dowry or money - Not an offence u/ss 304-B or u/s 498-A IPC - Prosecution is further obliged to prove that accused used to torture and harass the deceased, which constitute cruelty for satisfying the demand of dowry/money...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Unnatural death of a woman within seven years of marriage - Cannot be said to be dowry death unless death is related to demand of dowry - To establish it to be a dowry death, it must be established that death was connected with ill treatment or harassment on account of or in..........

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