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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 53, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 354, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21, 72, 161-- Death sentence - Delay in execution - Held, exorbitant delay in disposal of mercy petition renders process of execution of death sentence arbitrary, whimsical and capricious and, therefore, inexecutable - Such imprisonment, occasioned by inordinate delay in disposal of mercy petitions is beyond..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 407, 178(c)-- Transfer of case - Permissibility - Matrimonial dispute between husband and wife - Complaint field by wife against her husband for offences u/ss 498A, 406 IPC at place `G' - Complaint shows that alleged acts of cruelty had taken place in matrimonial home of wife situated at place `N' - No..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 354-- Murder - Awarding of death sentence - Held, when Court is dealing with offences relating to heinous crimes like murder, rape, armed docoity etc., prior record of conviction, will be a relevant factor - But that conviction should have attained finality so as to treat it as aggravating circumstance..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 235(2)-- Awarding of sentence - Held, while awarding sentence, in appropriate cases, while hearing accused u/s.235(2) Cr.P.C., Courts can also call for a report from Probation Officer, to examine probability of accused being reformed and rehabilitated...........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500, 34-- Defamation - Publication of defamatory article in newspaper - No positive averments in complaint about petitioners having prior knowledge of publication or petitioners being directly responsible for publication of said imputation - No presumption u/s 7 of Press and Registration of Books Act can be..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of complaint - Infringement of copyright - Accused contended that Chief Editor, Executive Editor & Managing Editor of a publication cannot be liable for infringement of Copyright as they are not directly involved in publication of periodical - Contention rejected as disputed photograph..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439(2)-- Cancellation of bail - Offence u/ss 115 & 120-B IPC - Tampering with evidence and threatening the witnesses are two basic grounds for cancellation of bail and both the grounds exist against respondent No.2 - Moreover, 13 criminal matters pending against respondent No.2 - Material on record and..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 167(2)(a)(ii)-- Default bail - Offence u/ss 366, 498, 342 & 506 IPC - Accused in judicial custody for 77 days - Investigation not completed and charge sheet not filed - Application for default bail returned on the premise that application has to be filed after 90 days from the date on which accused was remanded..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 397, 401, Karnataka Forest Act, 1963, Section 71(D), 71(A), 71(C)-- Revision - Maintainability - Order passed u/s 71(A) of Karnataka Forest Act by Deputy Conservator of Forest refusing to release vehicle of accused - Only appeal lies u/s 71(D) of Karnataka Forest Act against said order - Revision petition, not maintainable - Petition dismissed...........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 409, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Criminal breach of trust - Transfer of employee - Non handing over charge of godown - Sale and stock register of godown handed over by applicant to the godown incharge - List of goods stock already prepared and charge of godown handed over to Incharge of godown - Subsequent developments suggest..........

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