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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 218, 417, Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(2), 13(1)(d), Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Offence u/ss 218, 417 IPC and Ss.12(2), 13(1)(d) PC Act - Appreciation of evidence - Evidence on the record unable to prove the alleged offence - Evidence which could be produced, withheld by the prosecution - Necessary ingredients to attract such offence not proved on record - Conviction set..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1947, Section 5(1)(c), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 467, 471, 477A-- Abuse of official position with intention of availing pecuniary benefits - Accused misappropriated Government money by making false documents and by making false payment to labourers by forged LTI's - However, prosecution failed to establish that accused abused their official position with..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326, 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Grievous hurt - Cruelty - Dowry demand - Burden of proof - Prosecution successfully established that burn injuries to victim caused in the house of accused - Burden thus, shifts upon accused to explain those injuries u/s 106 of Evidence Act, which burden could not be discharged by accused -..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of articles - Prosecution has not proved any disclosure statement on the part of accused u/s 27 of Evidence Act - I.O who effected recovery not examined - Arrest memo of accused also not proved - No evidence on record as to how I.O learnt the articles..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354, 452, 325, 323-- Prosecutrix is grandmother of accused - Delayed FIR - Prosecutrix stated that accused entered into her house, caught hold her hands, muffled her mouth and pulled her down and he wanted to spoil reputation of prosecutrix and only for this reason has beaten her - On perusal of this statement it..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 341, 323, 324, 307, 337, 338, 387, 504, 506-- Summoning of additional accused - Offence u/ss 341, 323, 324, 307, 337, 338, 387, 504, 506 IPC - Petitioners summoned only because victim named them along with others - But no overt act is attributed against petitioners - Specific allegation of causing injury to informant is against father of..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 341, 84-- Murder - Plea of insanity - Burden to prove insanity is on accused and accused discharged the burden by producing evidence as to his behaviour at the time of occurrence and thereafter his continuous treatment in hospital - However, burden shifts on prosecution not discharged - Though eye witnesses..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 379, 201, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 114-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of silver and gold ornaments - Recovery made after four months of incident and recovery witnesses not supported prosecution case - Thus, no question of identification made by PW3 - Trial Court convicted accused on basis of presumption drawn u/s 114 of..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-- Nature of offence - Two constables shot at victims, one of them died on the spot and caused injuries to two of them - Right of private defence was taken by accused, which is not proved - Evidence on record shows that accused though fired at tyres of vehicle in order to prevent victims from..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption - Once prosecution establishes that within 7 years of marriage deceased has died unnatural death and she was subjected to cruelty and harassment by her husband or accused persons on account of demand of dowry or property, then legislative mandate of drawing statutory..........

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