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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..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 363, 366A, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Rape - Conviction - Appreciation of evidence - Age of prosecutrix - On the basis of school certificate, trial Court concluded that prosecutrix was minor at the time of incident though she was a consenting party in respect of sexual intercourse - But as consent of minor girl is of no consequence,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dying declaration - Hearsay evidence - Dying declaration is one of the exceptions to the rule of hearsay evidence - There is no absolute rule of law that the dying declaration cannot form the sole basis of conviction unless it is corroborated as rule of corroboration is merely a rule of prudence...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304, 84-- Offence u/s 304(Part I)PC - Plea of insanity - Accused killed his wife without any motive - Prior to date of incident as well as at the time of incident and thereafter, accused had been suffering from mental illness and was treated therefor - Callous manner in which crime is committed, attending..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32, 157-- Dying declaration - Conviction can be based on basis of dying declaration - However, if person making dying declaration survives, then such statement will not be admissible u/s 32 of the Act rather such statement may be admissible u/s 157 of the Act...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 394, 302, 343, 210, 218, 120B-- Robbery and murder - Cause of death is asphyxia - A-1 to A-3 caused injury to deceased and thereafter dragged and dumped him into bushes besides the road - Evidence on record shows that A-1 to A-3 tried to cover up their crime by filing closure report that death of deceased was due to accident -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Medical evidence - Where direct testimony is found untrustworthy, conviction on the basis of medical evidence supported by other circumstantial evidence can be done, if that is trustworthy...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 326, 143, 147, 148, 149-- Murder - Eye witnesses to incident stated that injuries sustained by sharp cutting object which is further corroborated by PW10 - Testimony of eye witnesses fully corroborated with each other with regard to involvement of accused - Medical evidence supported ocular evidence of eye witnesses -..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 321, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 420, 468, 120B-- Withdrawal of prosecution - Court is not to weigh evidence for purpose of conviction or prima facie case etc. and if Public Prosecutor after applying its mind has applied for withdrawal from prosecution, Court is to give its consent...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Section 4(1), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 323, 341-- Probation - Lower Appellate Court has upheld conviction of accused for offence, however, on question of quantum of sentence, it was found that all accused are first time offenders and ageing between 20 to 25 years and only bread winners of their respective families and thus they were released on..........

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