Dowry Death

Dowry Death


Introduction

  • In  some  cases  newly  married  girls  are  abused, harassed,  cruelly  treated  and tortured  by the  husband,  in-laws  and their relatives  for  or  in  connection  with any  demand  for  dowry. In extreme  cases, the  woman is  killed  by  burning  or some  other method. Law in relation to  dowry  death  are:

IPC Section 304 – B deals with dowry death:

  • Whoever commits dowry death shall be punished with imprisonment for a term ten years which may extend to imprisonment for life.

Law  prescribing  punishment  for  causing  cruelty  to  a married women  (Sec.498A,  IPC).

  1. Husband  or  (his any)  relative  will  be  tried  under  section  498A,  IPC  for  causing  cruelty  to  a married  woman.
  2. Punishment  includes  imprisonment  which  may extend  upto  3 years  and fine.

Section  174  (3)  CrPC :  Autopsy is  compulsory  in all cases  of unnatural  death  of a female  within 7 years  of marriage (i.e.dowry  death)  or if  she is  less  than  30 years  of age  (Note  :  Section 174  CrPC  allows  police inquest  for  any case).

Section  176,  CrPC: Authorize  magistrate  inquest  for  investigation  of dowry  death.

Section  113 A’ IEA : Deals  with presumption  as  to  abetment  (encouragement)  of suicide  by a married  woman  due to cruelty by  husband  or  his  relatives.

Section  113  B, IEA:  Deals with presumption  as  to  dowry  death.

Dowry  Prohibition act, if  any  person  gives  or  takes  or  abets the  giving  or  taking  dowry  is  punishable with  imprisonment for a term  which  shall not  be  less  than  5 years  and  with a fine which  shall not be  less  than  15000 rupees  or  the  amount  of the  value  of  such dowry,  whichever is  more.

Exam Important

Introduction

  • In  some  cases  newly  married  girls  are  abused, harassed,  cruelly  treated  and tortured  by the  husband,  in-laws  and their relatives  for  or  in  connection  with any  demand  for  dowry. In extreme  cases, the  woman is  killed  by  burning  or some  other method. Law in relation to  dowry  death  are:

IPC Section 304 – B deals with dowry death:

  • Whoever commits dowry death shall be punished with imprisonment for a term ten years which may extend to imprisonment for life.

Law  prescribing  punishment  for  causing  cruelty  to  a married women  (Sec.498A,  IPC).

  1. Husband  or  (his any)  relative  will  be  tried  under  section  498A,  IPC  for  causing  cruelty  to  a married  woman.
  2. Punishment  includes  imprisonment  which  may extend  upto  3 years  and fine.

Section  174  (3)  CrPC :  Autopsy is  compulsory  in all cases  of unnatural  death  of a female  within 7 years  of marriage (i.e.dowry  death)  or if  she is  less  than  30 years  of age  (Note  :  Section 174  CrPC  allows  police inquest  for  any case).

Section  176,  CrPC: Authorize  magistrate  inquest  for  investigation  of dowry  death.

Section  113 A’ IEA : Deals  with presumption  as  to  abetment  (encouragement)  of suicide  by a married  woman  due to cruelty by  husband  or  his  relatives.

Section  113  B, IEA:  Deals with presumption  as  to  dowry  death.

Dowry  Prohibition act, if  any  person  gives  or  takes  or  abets the  giving  or  taking  dowry  is  punishable with  imprisonment for a term  which  shall not  be  less  than  5 years  and  with a fine which  shall not be  less  than  15000 rupees  or  the  amount  of the  value  of  such dowry,  whichever is  more.

 

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