Andhra High Court Vadde Rama Rao vs State Of Andhra Pradesh on 25 August, 1989 Equivalent citations: 1990 CriLJ 1666 Bench: B Rao JUDGMENT (1) This is an appeal filed by the sole accused against his conviction under Section 304-B I.P.C. and sentence to suffer rigorous imprisonment for seven years. (2) The facts in brief as spoken … Continue reading Vadde Rama Rao vs State Of Andhra Pradesh
Excerpt: The learned Counsel also would submit that except the vague evidence of P.W. 7, there is no other evidence relating to the demand of money and even otherwise, this demand of money had been only for the purpose of having some more accommodation and nothing more and nothing beyond, and it may not amount … Continue reading Atchutuni Saibaba And Ors. vs State
Excerpt: None of the neighbours were examined. Apart from this aspect of the matter, it is pertinent to note that none of the persons concerned with the Panchayat had been examined. The crucial aspect which would suggest that there would have been harassment in relation to demand of some additional dowry, i.e., payment of Rs. … Continue reading neighbours and panchayatdars not examined… 498a acquital.
Excerpt: S. 498 A The sole constituent of offence u/s 498 A is cruelty which means 'wilful conduct'. The Word wilful contemplates obstinate and deliberate brhaviour on part of offender for it to amount to cruelty. Thus 'Mensrea' is an esssential ingredient of the offence. The principles are that the standard of proof of cruelty … Continue reading
Excerpt: It is no doubt true that Section 498-A IPC, Explanation (b), would be attracted where harassment of the woman where such harassment is with a view to coercing her or any person related to her to meet any unlawful demand for any property or valuable security or is on account of failure by her or any … Continue reading G.K. Devarajulu Naidu vs State Of A.P