neighbours and panchayatdars not examined… 498a acquital.

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.

G.K. Devarajulu Naidu vs State Of A.P

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

Manish Ratan & Ors vs State Of M.P. & Anr

Excerpt: Supreme Court of India Manish Ratan & Ors vs State Of M.P. & Anr on 1 November, 2006 Author: S.B. Sinha Bench: S.B. Sinha, Markandey Katju CASE NO.: Appeal (crl.) 210 of 2000 PETITIONER: Manish Ratan & Ors. RESPONDENT: State of M.P. & Anr. DATE OF JUDGMENT: 01/11/2006 BENCH: S.B. Sinha & Markandey Katju … Continue reading Manish Ratan & Ors vs State Of M.P. & Anr

 Amar Singh vs. State of Rajasthan & State of Rajasthan vs. Jagdish & Anr

Excerpt: demand of dowry by itself is not an offence under Section 498A or Section 304B IPC. What is punishable under Section 498A or Section 304B IPC is the act of cruelty or harassment by the husband or the relative of the husband on the woman. It will be also clear from Section 113B of the Indian Evidence Act that only when it is shown that … Continue reading  Amar Singh vs. State of Rajasthan & State of Rajasthan vs. Jagdish & Anr

Smt. Usha Bose & Anr vs The State Of West Bengal

Excerpt: Calcutta High Court (appellate Side) Smt. Usha Bose & Anr vs The State Of West Bengal on 26 February 2014 Author: Nadira Patherya IN THE HIGH COURT AT CALCUTTA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION Present : The Hon'ble Justice Nadira Patherya And The Hon'ble Justice Asim Kumar Ray C.R.A. No. 572 of 2006 SMT. USHA BOSE … Continue reading Smt. Usha Bose & Anr vs The State Of West Bengal