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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 489B, 489C-- Fake currency notes - Recovery of 5 lakhs from SSP - Accused acquitted as all witnesses except one turned hostile - Held, all such witnesses are liable to be prosecuted for offences u/ss 193, 194, 195, 197, 198, 203, 211, 218 & 220 IPC - Even trial Court is empowered to conduct enquiry u/s 340..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 71, 87, 89-- Non bailable warrants - When to be issued by Magistrate - Petitioners appearing in person on all dates - On one date they were not present as date was wrongly noted - Counsel was out of station - Magistrate issued non bailable warrants against them - Held, that Court should take into consideration..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 141-- Dishonour of cheque - Complaint against Managing Director and other directors - Said accused shown to be responsible for conduct of business of the company at relevant time - Complaint against them is maintainable - However, absence of averment against other directors that they were incharge of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Causing death of mother by beating her with a stick - Sister and daughter-in-law eye witnesses - Daughter-in-law graphically described the scenario - Sister also graphically described the conduct of accused before the incident - Nothing discrepant in her evidence to cast doubt on her..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319-- Additional accused - Summoning of - Broad principles governing : (i) Power to summon an accused is discretionary and extra-ordinary power, which should be exercised sparingly and only if compelling reasons exist at any stage of case; (ii) The order passed under Section 319 of the Code of Criminal..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape of girl aged 10 years - Punishment - Punishment in a case of rape cannot depend upon the social status of the victim or the accused - It must depend upon the conduct of the accused, the state and age of the sexually assaulted female and the gravity of the criminal act...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 139-- Dishonour of cheque - Presumption - Accused took the defence that she had kept the cheque duly signed by her in her house and cheque in question came into possession of accused in her absence - Plea of accused not believed as she in the natural course of conduct could not be expected to keep..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 149, 147-- Appeal against conviction - Contradictions in the statements of the witnesses, their improbable conduct, omission of important material facts in the FIR and delay in contacting the police are all factors on the basis of which the entire prosecution story becomes highly improbable - Important and..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 366-- Rape - Consent of prosecutrix - Prosecutrix was more than 18 years of age on the date of commission of offence - Prosecutrix remained in the company of appellant for 1 month and 28 days - No report was lodged by father of prosecutrix when she was found missing - Conduct of prosecutrix shows that..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Son eye witness - No attempt made to save father - Conduct of son - Four shots fired in quick succession - Two accused were armed with fire-arms and one with lathi and weapons were used with all impunity - In such circumstances, son may not have mustered his courage to jump into the fray..........

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