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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Section 27, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 34-- Territorial jurisdiction - Complaint u/ss 27, 12, 17, 18 to 20, 22 & 23 of PWDV Act and FIR u/ss 498-A, 406, 34 IPC - Quashing of complaint and FIR - Complainant is the aggrieved person who is resident of Delhi, where incidents/acts of domestic violence had occurred - Averments in FIR also..........
MEGHALAYA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Territorial jurisdiction - Dowry demand - Wife was forced to leave her matrimonial home at `M' - Wife returned back to her parental home in `S' and filed complaint there - Since, consequence of offence which was committed at `M' occurred at `S', therefore, Court at `S' will have jurisdiction to..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 178, 179, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Territorial jurisdiction - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Accused started demanding dowry from deceased within the territorial jurisdiction of trial Court - Deceased was harassed and treated cruelly by accused for bringing insufficient dowry - Father of deceased along with pradhan of area had visited..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 482-- Territorial jurisdiction - Quashing of FIR - Offence u/s 498-A IPC and Ss.3, 4 of D.P. Act - Offence committed at place `I' - Proceedings pending in Court at place `J' quashed on ground of lack of territorial jurisdiction...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178-- Offence u/ss 304-B, 498-A, 34 IPC - Territorial jurisdiction - Suicide was committed at place `A' - Police at place `A' closed the case after inquiry u/s 174 Cr.P.C., as none of family members of deceased raised any suspicion over death of deceased - There is no evidence of it being a continuing..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504-- Cruelty - Territorial jurisdiction - Accused persons came to parental home of victim and threatened her parents and demanded dowry - When victim was ousted from her matrimonial home, she had no option, but to take shelter at her parental house at Dehradun - Court at Dehradun has territorial..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 406, 498A, 506, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 178(b)-- Criminal breach of trust - Territorial jurisdiction - Allegations made in complaint and final report that matrimonial offences were committed while residing at Mumbai, Pune and Chennai - Property entrusted outside the place at `T' - No allegation that consequence of alleged offence resulted at..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178, 179-- Cruelty - Jurisdiction - FIR registered at Rohtak - Acts of cruelty and ill treatment meted out to complainant at the behest of petitioner continues both in Delhi and Rohtak - Offence in this case was a continuing one, being committed in more local areas and one of local areas being Rohtak - Held,..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 323, 406, 498A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 181(4)-- Cognizance of offence - Territorial jurisdiction - Wife leaving her matrimonial home and returning to her parental place - Court at the place of parental place has jurisdiction to investigate and try case...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 173-- Offence u/ss 498-A, 406, 504 & 506 IPC and Ss.3/4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Territorial jurisdiction - Act of dory demand and harassment was either made at Lucknow or at Jaipur - No mention in FIR that offence was committed partly at Jaipur and partly at Varanasi - No whisper that offence is..........

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