dowry demand has to be in relation to marriage

Excerpt: the definition of 'dowry' under Section 2 of the Act, 1961 mere demand thereof would not be an offence under Section 4 of the Act, 1961. It should either be given or agreed to be given at or before or after the marriage in connection with the marriage. Although in common parlance one very often uses the term … Continue reading dowry demand has to be in relation to marriage

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

Perjury in 498a by bangalore district court

Excerpt": Bangalore District Court State By Kodigehalli vs Harsha on 8 November, 2017 IN THE COURT OF THE CHIEF METROPOLITAN MAGISTRATE, BENGALURU CITY Dated this the 08th day of November 2017 Present: Sri S.Nataraj, B.A.L., L L.B., Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Bengaluru C.C. No.3862/2013 Complainant : State by Kodigehalli Police, Bengaluru City (By Sr. APP) -V/s- … Continue reading Perjury in 498a by bangalore district court