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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..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death within seven years of marriage - Unnatural death - No evidence that there was ever demand of dowry or that deceased was subjected to cruelty for demand of dowry - Held, this is not a case of dowry death - Conviction u/ss 304-B, 498-A IPC and Ss.3, 4 Dowry Prohibition Act, set aside...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death and cruelty - Accused subject deceased wife to cruelty on account of dowry demand - Deceased died of burn injuries - No evidence to indicate that there was any demand for dowry - No incident of harassment which could actuate accused to induce his wife to end her life - Father of..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Except evidence of interested witnesses i.e. parents, no other witness supported prosecution case regarding demand and acceptance of dowry - Even the evidence of interested witnesses not consistent as to whom amount was paid - No betrothal ceremony held thus showing that accused a..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Bail - Offence u/ss 498-A, 304-B IPC and Ss.3, 4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Homicidal death or suicidal death - Deceased a short tampered lady - On the fateful day, the deceased was beating her son when the accused objected her she became furious and thereafter she went to her room closed the door..........
JHARKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34-- Cruelty and dowry death - Prosecution proved that there was demand of dowry and torture against husband and father in law - No specific allegation of torture by father in law - There used to be a fight between husband and wife for dowry - Due to torture and demand of dowry by husband, wife..........
JHARKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Dowry death - Torture on account of non fulfillment of dowry demand and death of deceased within one year of marriage - In a statement before I.O., the informant, the father of deceased stated about the demand of dowry and torture on his daughter, but he virtually denied in Court that there was..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Bail - Offence u/ss 304-B, 498-A IPC - Father and uncle of deceased stated that on account of demand of dowry deceased was burnt by her husband and mother-in-law - However, this fact not stated by deceased in her `Parcha Bayan' - Mother of deceased stated in her statement that she is not aware..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Marriage and Muklava - Marriage took place around 15 years back - `Muklava' took place later on - No allegation or proof that Muklava is the marriage - Death not proved to have occurred within seven years of marriage - Accused acquitted...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty or harassment in connection with the demand of dowry - Three different versions of demand of dowry - No reliance can be placed on contradictory statements - Accused acquitted...........

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