SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Provision applies to cases where there is no intention to cause death and no knowledge that the act done in all probabilities will cause death - It applies only to such acts which are rash and negligent and are directly the cause of death of another person - Rashness and negligence are essential..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Rash and negligent driving - Truck stopped to carry passengers - Motor cyclist tried to cross the truck from behind - Truck moved and an angle attached on back side struck motor cycle and it fell down - Accused cannot be said to have driven his vehicle in rash and negligent manner - Conviction..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Criminal negligence - Boy aged about 12 years electrocuted and died on the spot due to burning of submersible motor of borewell and grounding of G.I. Pipe in the land belonging to the Trust - Alleged incident occurred as an accidental one and it was not in anticipation of the petitioners nor they..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Rash and negligent driving - Death - Truck driven rashly and negligently struck motor cycle and death of motor cyclist on spot - Truck taken into possession by police - No suggestion put to witnesses regarding negligence on the part of motor cyclist - Accused facing trial for 17 years - Conviction..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Section 4, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 357-- Death by rash and negligent driving - Accused convicted and sentenced to one years RI and fined Rs.1,000/- - Incident 19 years old - Accused already undergone 4-1/2 months of imprisonment - Sentence reduced to already undergone...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, 279-- Negligence - Accident - Accident took place between mini bus and motorcycle - Death of motorcycle rider - It was alleged that the accident occurred when the driver was busy to change the tape recorder cassette - It is a merely hearsay evidence - Actually steering of minibus was locked - Evidence..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 279, 304A, Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Section 4-- Rash and negligent driving - Conviction u/s 279 and 304-A IPC - Incident 17 years old - Accused remained in custody for one month - Accused ordered to be released on probation and to deposit a sum of Rs.5,000/- as compensation payable to heirs of deceased...........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Rash and negligent driving - Bus driver - Death of cyclist - No tyre marks or skid marks found on road - Driver could stop bus within 30 feet - Shows that bus was driven at high speed - Evidence that cyclist fell down of his own fault - Very fact that deceased was hit by rear tyres of bus belies..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2005
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Accused started quarreling with his wife - Son intervened to save mother - Accused picked up a chopper and inflicted a cut injury on his son on the back of the left leg below the knee - Several villagers assembled but accused prevented them from entering his house being in an inebriated state -..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 279, 304A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439-- Suspension of sentence during pendency of revision - Accused convicted u/ss 279, 304-A IPC - Accused in jail for about 36 days - Fine amount already deposited - Sentence ordered to remain suspended during pendency of revision subject to furnishing a bail bond in the sum of Rs.25,000/- with two..........