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CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Dowry death and cruelty - There is sufficient evidence on record to show that deceased was assaulted and tortured in different ways during her short stay in her matrimonial home by her husband and other close relations of her husband for the fulfillment of their illegal demand - Trial Court..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dying declaration - Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Death by burning - Deceased committed suicide by pouring kerosene oil upon her on the asking of accused after 11 years of her marriage - Dying declaration given by deceased nowhere indicates any demand of dowry and it only states that a quarrel..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A-- Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Deceased committed suicide by hanging within 9 months of her marriage - Evidence on record shows that mental cruelty and harassment meted out to deceased by accused for abetting suicide - Relationship between deceased and accused were strained - Accused held, guilty..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A-- Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Quantum of sentence - Accused is an young man aged about 29 years - Sentence of accused reduced to 5 years R.I from 10 years R.I u/s 306 IPC and fine remains the same - As regarding sentence u/s 498-A IPC, punishment reduced to 1-1/2 years R.I...........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178, 179, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Jurisdiction - Cruelty - Due to mental cruelty wife living in a different city - Not a continuing offence - Court at the place where wife is living has jurisdiction only when there is specific case of physical or mental torture at the place where she is living...........
TRIPURA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 323, 498A-- Charge framed u/s 498-A IPC - Charge not proved - However, accused convicted u/s 323 IPC - Main ingredient of both provisions is voluntarily causing hurt - Offence u/s 323 is minor as compared to S.498-A IPC - Evidence establishing offence u/s 323 IPC - Conviction is proper...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - To constitute an offence u/s 304-B IPC, presumption u/s 113-B of Evidence Act, cannot be raised against an accused until independently offence u/s 498-A IPC is proved by leading evidence to specific allegation with regard to time and date of such demand and cruelty and..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Death by burning - Parents and cousin of deceased duly established beyond reasonable doubt that deceased was harassed and meted with cruelty by accused on account of demand of dowry - Sufficient evidence on record to establish that deceased was subjected to cruelty on account of dowry -..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Sentence - Accused convicted and sentenced to undergo R.I for 3 years with fine of Rs.25,000 each and in default of payment of fine, further to undergo S.I for 6 months - Since accused already remained incarcerated for the period of their conviction u/s 498-A IPC, they directed to be..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Section 4-- Offence u/ss 498-A, 323 IPC - Benefit of probation - There is no minimum sentence prescribed u/ss 498-A, 323 IPC, thus provisions of P.O. Act applies to the same...........

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