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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - No evidence of administering poison - Cramps on body due to fit of epilepsy - Delay in lodging FIR fatal - Circumstantial evidence weak as it not forming a chain - No evidence of cruelty - Acquittal sustained...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Death of married woman within 1-1/2 years of marriage - Constant and continuous demand of dowry and motor cycle - In-laws constantly harassing her for more dowry - Death occurred in unnatural circumstances - Statement of witnesses truthful - Death attributable to cruelty and harassment for dowry -..........
JHARKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Cruelty and dowry death - Victim died unnatural death at her sasural within 7 years of her marriage - There was evidence of torture relating to demand of dowry till before her death - Conviction upheld...........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Cruelty - Accused husband and in-laws alleged to have subjected deceased to cruelty and killed her - The statement of the prosecution witnesses made in the Court during trial at variance with the one given before the police u/s 161 Cr.P.C. - Different versions regarding cruelty and maltreatment -..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Statements made by the deceased to her parents, brother and other acquaintances before her death are admissible in evidence u/s 32 of the Evidence Act to prove the offence of dowry death u/s 304-B of IPC - They can be used for the purpose of S.498-A IPC - However, for an offence u/s..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 306, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Dowry death - Suicide within seven years of marriage - Suicide note that she was being harassed and tortured in connection with dowry demand - High Court quashed charged against sister, mother and father of husband - Material available when taken on its face value leading to inference of their..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 306, 498A-- Acquittal of offence u/s 304-B and 306 IPC - Conviction u/s 498-A IPC - Conviction u/s 498-A IPC upheld because the deceased was treated with cruelty by the appellant...........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Cruelty and dowry death - Revision against acquittal - Evidence that accused used to harass deceased and subjected her to cruelty on account of demand of additional dowry - Medical evidence proved that there was bleeding from nostrils and mouth of deceased and tongue was protruded - Death of..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B, 34-- Bail - Offence u/ss 498-A, 304-B, 34 IPC - Dowry death - Father-in-law in custody for about 10 months - No specific allegation against petitioner that he made any demand during marriage or thereafter - Petitioner not prima facie guilty of committing offence u/ss 498-A, 304-B IPC except to extent..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- If charge u/s 304-B IPC is not made out, the conviction u/s 498-A IPC can be recorded - S.304-B and S.498-A IPC are both distinct and separate offences...........

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