Sampat Babso Kale vs The State Of Maharashtra

Excerpt:The panchanama report indicates that the ornaments were one yellow and black mangalsutra, a nathni (nose ring), some glass bangles and peinjan (an ornament worn on the foot). It is also recorded that, according to the accused, these ornaments belong to his wife. Mangalsutra, peinjan and even glass bangles are such ornaments which an Indian … Continue reading Sampat Babso Kale vs The State Of Maharashtra

Neelam Devi vs The State Of Jharkhand

Excerpt: Jharkhand High Court Neelam Devi vs The State Of Jharkhand on 10 May, 2019 Criminal Appeal (S.J.) No. 187 of 2006 ----------- [Against the judgment of conviction dated 02.02.2006 and order of sentence dated 04.02.2006, passed by the learned 1st Additional Sessions Judge, Jamshedpur in Sessions Trial No. 335 of 1999.] ----------- Neelam Devi … Continue reading Neelam Devi vs The State Of Jharkhand

Phoolwati vs State

Excerpt: Delhi High Court Phoolwati vs State on 11 February, 2014 Author: Indermeet Kaur * IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI % Judgment reserved on: 05.02.2014. Judgment delivered on:11.02.2014. + CRL.A. 81/2006 PHOOL WATI & ANR. (IN J.C.) ..... Appellant Through Mr. Satish Tamta, Advocate. versus STATE ..... Respondent Through Ms. Kusum … Continue reading Phoolwati vs State

money demanded for setting up business is not dowry

Excerpt:In our view, both the Trial Court and the High Court failed to appreciate that the demand, if at all made by the appellant on the deceased for purchasing a computer to start a business six months after the marriage, was not in connection with the marriage and was not really a 'dowry demand' within … Continue reading money demanded for setting up business is not dowry

dowry demand has to be in relation with marriage

Excerpt: In catena of judgments, the Supreme Court and even this court have held that  mere demand is not sufficient to constitute or attract the ingredients of Section 498-Aof I.P.C. It has been held consistently that the harassment is of such a nature to drive the woman to commit suicide. In the instant case, though the … Continue reading dowry demand has to be in relation with marriage