23 November 2020

Search Results for Tag : Dowry Death


SC: If Wife Dies Mysteriously Within 7 Years of Marriage, Then Husband Can't Claim Stridhan(20.01.2016)

Supreme Court has held that a man would not be entitled to claim properties and stridhan gifted to his wife if she dies under mysterious circumstances.....

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Supreme Court: Presumption of Dowry Death Must be Backed by Evidence of Cruelty(21.11.2016)

Supreme Court has ruled that presumption of culpability against an accused in a dowry death case under Evidence Act would be “activated” only when the.....

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Proof of cruelty or harassment by husband or her relative or person charged is sine qua non to inspirit statutory presumption(18.11.2016)

Appellants, in-laws of deceased, being aggrieved by conversion of their acquittal into conviction by High Court under Sections 498A and 304B of Indian.....

Tags : Dowry death, Conviction, Proof


Supreme Court Sets Free 99 Year Old Convict in Dowry Death Case(23.03.2017)

Supreme Court has allowed an appeal filed by a 99-year-old convict against his conviction and sentence in a dowry death case and reduced sentence to t.....

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Delhi HC: S. 304B IPC Does Not Contemplate Harassment Right Before Death(05.06.2017)

Delhi High Court has refused to set aside conviction of a man in a case of dowry death merely on ground that no harassment had occurred right before t.....

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Proof of cruelty or harassment by husband or her relative or person charged is sine qua non to inspirit statutory presumption, to draw person charged within coils thereof(20.06.2018)

Instant criminal appeals have been preferred against the judgment and order of conviction and order of sentence passed by Additional Sessions Judge-V,.....

Tags : Dowry death, Conviction, Validity


In absence of evidence of harassment or cruelty on victim, charge of dowry death cannot be established(10.01.2020)

The appeal is directed against judgment passed by Second Additional Sessions Judge, in Session Trial wherein the said Court convicted the Appellant fo.....

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Supreme Court Acquits Man in Dowry Death Case(30.11.2020)

Supreme Court has acquitted a man who was convicted by the Trial Court and the High Court in a dowry death case on the basis of benefit of doubt since.....

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