subsequent allegations by parents not valid=The victim after sustaining burning injuries gave statement to the police to the effect that she sustained the burns in accidental fire when she was lighting wooden stove by pouring kerosene in it with a mug. The said statement of the victim-Ex.P.5 was registered by the police as FIR in this case. On that basis, originally the case was registered under Section 174 Cr.P.C. It is stated that the victim also gave similar statement to the Magistrate as dying declaration. But the said dying declaration was not marked by examining the Magistrate. Therefore, the lower Court should not have placed reliance on such dying declaration. During life time of the victim she did not go back on Ex.P.5 – statement given to the police. Subsequent to the death of the victim, parents and relations alleged dowry harassment against the accused. – MMMLAWREPORT.