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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Road accident cases - Concept of `culpable rashness' and `culpable negligence' - (A) `Culpable rashness' is acting with consciousness that mischievous and illegal consequences may follow but with hope that they will not and often with the belief that actor has taken sufficient precautions to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Accident case - Statement of witnesses - Credibility - Witnesses stated that accused was driving vehicle and after parking vehicle at a place away from place of occurrence, run away - No reason to disbelieve statements of these witnesses as fully supported by documentary evidence - Truthfulness of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-B-- Dowry death - `Soon before death' - Amongst others, lapse of time between the date of marriage and the date of death is also a relevant consideration for the Court while examining whether the essential ingredients of the provision are satisfied or not in a given case...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 323, 34, 304-- II - Murder - Conviction u/s.302 IPC - Sustainability - Accused persons gone together armed with lathis with common intention to kill - No provocation - Premeditated act - Intention to kill is apparent as all of them kept on assaulting deceased till the time he fell on ground and became..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - Rash and negligent driving - Intoxication - Accused was in an inebriated state, after consuming excessive alcohol, he was driving the vehicle without licence, in a rash and negligent manner in a high speed which resulted in the death of six persons - Accused had sufficient..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 304A-- Rash and negligent driving - Reduction in sentence - Mitigating circumstance - Accused caused death of 6 persons by rash and negligent driving - Accused convicted and sentenced to undergo R.I. for 2 years - Accused paid a sum of Rs. 65 lakhs to victims or their relatives - There is no mitigating..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, 304(Part II), Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 9-- Rash and negligent driving - Driving licence issued by a foreign country - Is not valid in India, as person who is conversant in driving a motor vehicle in United States and European countries may not be familiar with the road conditions in India...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, 304(Part II)-- Rash and negligent driving - Defence version is that driver was not at fault as it was foggy morning - Said plea is not tenable as if there is presence of fog, it was a duty of accused either to stop the vehicle if the visibility was poor or he should have been more cautious and driven the vehicle..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Rash and negligent driving - Hostile witness - As per evidence on record all P.Ws. including injured witness turned hostile - However, Court convicted the accused relying on part of testimony of witnesses which it found creditworthy...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part I)-..........

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