Where such harassment is with a view to coercing her

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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 person related to her to meet such demand.
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SECTION 304-B Death of a woman is caused by any burns or bodily injury or occurs otherwise than under normal circumstances within seven years of her marriage and it is shown that soon before her death she was subjected to cruelty or harassment by her husband or any relative of her husband for, or in connection with, any demand for dowry,
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Investigation of Dowry related Offences Offences under the Dowry Prohibition Act Non-cognizable so far as arrest without warrant is concerned and cognizable so far as investigation without the orders of the Magistrate is concerned Non-bailable and Non compoundable 8
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Investigation Offences under the Indian Penal Code Cognizable, non bailable and non compoundable Police to inquire and report on Dowry suicides and Dowry Deaths to the Executive Magistrate empowered to hold inquests (Section 174 Cr. P.C.) Executive Magistrates should hold an inquiry into the cause of death either instead of or in addition to the investigation held by Police Officer in case of Dowry Deaths 9
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