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GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(g)-- Gang rape of minor girl - Plea of enmity between parties - Mere filing of theft case cannot be termed as enmity between parties and no father will file false case at risk of his minor daughter as in Indian society, rape upon woman is always regarded as stigma - Hence, plea of accused about enmity..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Last seen theory - Basis of conviction - When time gap between point of time when accused and deceased were last seen alive and deceased is found dead, is so small that possibility of any other person other than accused being author of crime becomes impossible...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of wife by husband - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Death caused by stabbing knife - Accused has occasion to commit crime as deceased was residing with him in the same house - More so, they were last seen together before crime was committed - Medical and scientific evidence..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 379, 201, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 114-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of silver and gold ornaments - Recovery made after four months of incident and recovery witnesses not supported prosecution case - Thus, no question of identification made by PW3 - Trial Court convicted accused on basis of presumption drawn u/s 114 of..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326-- Voluntarily causing grievous hurt - Amputation of private part of deceased - Reduction of jail sentence - Cutting of private part from its root will definitely have its implication on victim - Statement of victim show that few of accused caught hold of him and other accused chopped his private..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Proximate cause of death was septicaemia in an operated case - There were some injuries on body of deceased but those were not sufficient in ordinary course of nature to cause death - Deceased survived for 51 days - Thus, conviction u/s 302 IPC modified to..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 279, 304A-- Rash and negligent driving - Fatal accident of 5 years old girl - Incident occurred when petitioner was reversing his car and deceased came out of house to collect her ball and got injured by car - Distance between place where accident occurred was 10 steps from the place where vehicle was..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 8-- Murder - Motive - All material witnesses including eye witnesses not supported prosecution case - FSL report does not prove that fire arm injury to deceased was caused by country made pistol recovered from accused by police - Moreover, prosecution failed to prove that any money was looted from..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439-- Bail - Factors for granting bail are: (i) nature of accusation and severity of punishment in case of conviction and nature of supporting evidence; (ii) reasonable apprehension of tampering with witness or apprehension of threat to complainant; (iii) prima facie satisfaction of Court in support of..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 324, 307-- Nature of offence - Injuries inflicted on injured simple in nature and none of injuries opined to be dangerous to life - In such circumstances, intention of accused to cause injuries in an attempt to murder injured cannot be gathered - As regarding injuries inflicted upon other injured, same are..........

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