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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Service -- Dismissal - Gross misconduct - Departmental proceedings and criminal proceedings - Charge levelled against appellant in both the proceedings made on different set of facts and evidence having no nexus/co-relationship - Acquittal in criminal proceedings would not absolve appellant from liability..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Will-- Suspicious circumstance - Acquittal and discharge in criminal case is meaningless in considering Will, but it gave suspicious circumstance as no explanation has come forward qua medical record of ill health of testator for which he was alleged to have been taken for hospital...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 125-- Interim maintenance - Acquittal of husband in criminal case - Does not disentitle wife from claiming maintenance...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 321, Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(1)(c)(d), 13(2)-- Withdrawal from prosecution - Misappropriation of public funds of Panchayat - Withdrawal sought on the ground that evidence proposed by prosecution is weak and there is no possibility of witnesses supporting prosecution - Whether documents are strong or acceptable to prove alleged misappropriation..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Advocates Act, 1961, Section 26-- Advocate - Cancellation of enrolment - Suppression at the time of seeking enrolment of being in Government service and involvement in a criminal case - Subsequent acquittal cannot come to the rescue of appellant - Impugned order of cancellation of enrolment upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378(3), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 323, 325, 143, 147, 149, Bombay Police Act, Section 135-- Appeal against acquittal - Application for leave to appeal - Offence u/ss 323, 325, 143, 147, 149 and S.135 of Bombay Police Act - High Court while rejecting application for leave to appeal has stated that medical evidence did not indicate any injury on the neck or thigh of complainant - However,..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378-- Appeal against acquittal - Appeal by complainant - In case two views are possible, High Court must not grant leave, if trial Court has taken one of plausible views, in contrast thereto in an appeal filed against acquittal...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, 506(2), 450-- Triple murder case - Death sentence - High Court while confirming death sentence failed to look at aggravating and mitigating circumstances of criminal - No evidence as to uncommon nature of offence or improbability of reformation or rehabilitation of accused - Fact that accused had no previous..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 321, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-- Withdrawal from prosecution - Offence u/s 304(Part I)PC - Death of a person due to falling off under construction Bridge - Inquiry report shows that bridge fell down due to failure of member in compression - In the reports petitioners not held liable - Officials who held liable on bridge collapse..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Service-- Judicial service - Acquittal in a criminal case - Supreme Court called for a confidential report of character verification as also the antecedents - Report revealing that except criminal case appellant has a clean record - Single misadventure or misdemeanour cannot be considered sufficient to deny..........

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