As the allegation of demanding dowry with threat to divorce comes within the mischief of section 4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act and not under section 3 for which the trial Court is directed to frame charge against the petitioner Nos. 2 to 5 under section 4 of the Act alike the petitioner No. 1.
Moniruzzaman (Md) (Dablu) and others vs State 2 BLC 413
As the offence under section 4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1980 has been made compoundable by subsequent amendment, there is no impediment in allowing the prayer for compounding the offence and it is allowed and accordingly the impugned order of conviction and sentence passed against the accused petitioner under section 4 of the said Act is set aside.
Mahtabuddin (Md) vs Mala Khatun & ors 5 BLC 402.
The petition of complaint having been filed by the complainant within one year of the last demand of dowry it cannot be argued that the cognizance has been taken illegally violating section 7(b) of the Act.
Nurun Nabi (Md) and others vs Fatema Khatun 2 BLC (AD) 171.