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Ss. 304 -B and 201 – Bride burning – Appreciation of evidence – Dead body not found – effect – No dispute about death of P – it was not defence of accused that P waz still living – Death by burning proved – Accused persons admittedly had cremated her body – absence of dead body is of no consequence – conviction justified (para 12).

Case:
Dasrath vs State of M.P.

Citation:
(2010) 12 SCC 198: AIR 2010 SC 2592.

Coram: V.S. Sirpurkar
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Shared by:
ADV. MAHESH VASWANI,
MUMBAI.
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