The State Of Maharashtra vs Ashok @ Ramchandra Bhikaji & Ors

Excerpt: In this case, there is not even an attempt by the prosecution to explain the delay. It appears that PW-1 had no problems living alone with her parents but when PW-1 heard from her father that accused no.1 has married accused no.5 (which again has not proved), PW-1 decided to teach accused no.1 a … Continue reading The State Of Maharashtra vs Ashok @ Ramchandra Bhikaji & Ors

Pramod S/O Badriprasad Pal vs The State Of Mah

Excerpt:   If at all it was the case of the prosecution witnesses that the Deepa was subjected to cruelty soon before her death, it is not clear as to why the parents of Deepa had not lodged any complaint in the police station that Deepa was ill-treated by the accused and the ill-treatment was … Continue reading Pramod S/O Badriprasad Pal vs The State Of Mah

Manohar Bhaurao Khanve vs The State Of Mah.Thr. Pso Nagpur

Excerpt:Noticeably, the alleged demand centers around a motorcycle, which as the evidence of the prosecution witnesses would evince, admittedly did not surface at the time of finalization of the marriage. Bombay High Court Manohar Bhaurao Khanve vs The State Of Mah.Thr. Pso Nagpur on 20 September, 2017 Bench: R. B. Deo apeal276.04.J.odt 1 IN THE … Continue reading Manohar Bhaurao Khanve vs The State Of Mah.Thr. Pso Nagpur

498a quash against relatives, dowry demand was not for them

Bombay High Court Arjun Haribhau Bhivsane And ... vs The State Of Maharashtra And Anr on 28 September, 2018 Bench: T.V. Nalawade (Judgment) (1) Cri. Appln. No. 4813 of 2017 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT BOMBAY, AURANGABAD BENCH, AT AURANGABAD. Criminal Application No. 04813 of 2017 District : Aurangabad 1. Arjun Haribhau Bhivsane, … Continue reading 498a quash against relatives, dowry demand was not for them

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