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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Rape - FIR - Delay - Delay per se is not a mitigating circumstance for the accused when accusations of rape are involved - Victim was totally unaware of the catastrophe which had befallen to her - That being so, the mere delay in lodging of first information report does not in any way render..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Rape - FIR - Undue delay in lodging FIR without acceptable evidence - Contributes doubt in the prosecution case...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Prosecution did not produce medical report in regard to examination of victim by doctor but produced only certain clarifications given by doctor in response to questions by I.O. - Though clarification note stated that victim had recent signs of forcible sexual intercourse, in absence of..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Rape - FIR - Delay - Matter first reported to Sarpanch and a Panchayat was called in which family of accused was also present - It was agreed that accused be punished by blackening their faces - This was not done - Ultimately FIR lodged - Held, delay in lodging FIR is explained...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2002
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Prosecutrix a married woman - Unsatisfactory delay of 20 hours in lodging FIR - PW 3 who arrived at spot on hearing cries of prosecutrix was the eye witness but he did not support the case and turned hostile - Regarding place of occurrence there are serious contradictions - Testimony of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2002
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 366-- Four witnesses from village who were stated by PW1 to have accompanied her to police station to lodge report contradicted testimony of PW1 - Delay of 11 days in lodging FIR - Bitter hostility between parties - Non consideration of defence evidence caused grave injustice to accused - Contradictions..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2002
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- FIR - Rape - Delay of 26 hours - Explanation - Arrival of elders is awaited before lodging complaint in police when the offence of this nature is committed - Girl was unconscious in the day - Police station was at a distance of 15 kms and no mode of conveyance was available - Held, the delay in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2002
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Conviction by trial Court and acquittal by High Court - Delay of 26 hours in lodging FIR fully explained - Accused 18 years of age fully capable of doing inter course - The two grounds for acquittal by High Court viz non examination of other independent evidence and minor contradictions in..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2002
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, 157-- Rape - Delay in lodging FIR and delay in FIR reaching Court - Not a ground to reject the prosecution case unless there is a material to show that the delay has been caused by the prosecution to implicate accused falsely...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2002
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 153, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- FIR - Rape - Delay of 4 days in lodging FIR - FIR lodged after Panchayat failed to give redress to prosecutrix - It is satisfactory explanation of delay...........

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