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UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Accused used to torture deceased/wife physically and mentally - He and his family members also raised demand of dowry - Charges u/s 498-A IPC and Ss.3, 4 of Dowry Prohibition Act proved by prosecution beyond reasonable doubt - Conviction upheld...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 458, 392, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Robbery - Murder - Conviction based on circumstantial evidence - Appreciation of evidence - Deceased was alone at home in the night of incident - Two looted articles not recovered from exclusive possession of accused and not even got identified from complainant to ascertain whether these articles..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Outraging modesty - Embracing and kissing - Conviction - Appreciation of evidence - Story regarding alleged molestation of victim by accused concocted by father of victim to save himself from prosecution initiated at the behest of accused - Lots of improvements made in statements of PWs as..........
JHARKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Railways Property (Unlawful Possession) Act, 1966, Section 3(a), Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Theft of railway property - Appreciation of evidence - Evidence of PWs.is consistent, corroborative and categorical with respect to incriminating materials recovered from possession of petitioner - Even, false implication of petitioner is ruled out - Moreover, failure to examine independent..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364A, 302-- Kidnapping for ransom - Murder - Death sentence - Review application - No error apparent on face of record in recording conviction of accused - Conviction of accused was based on cogent, ocular and medical evidence - Submissions raised on behalf of accused which does not disclose any valid ground..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 377-- Unnatural offence - FIR lodged after delay of 4 days - No explanation given for such delay despite Panchayat held on next day of incident - Evidence available on record is only of interested witnesses that too without any corroboration from medical evidence - No injury found on body of victim -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 137, Supreme Court Rules, 1966, Order 40, Rule 1-- Review of criminal judgment by Supreme Court - Normally in criminal proceeding, review applications cannot be entertained except on ground of error apparent on face of record - Power of Supreme Court under Article 137 is wider and in an appropriate case can be exercised to mitigate a manifest..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 265A-- Plea bargaining - When a post conviction challenge is made against plea bargaining process, same can be adjudged only if there is a proper and effective record of proceedings to show that plea of guilt was indeed made by accused voluntarily, knowingly and intelligently and knowing fully about..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 436, 34-- Quashing of FIR - Offence u/ss 436, 34 IPC - Compromise arrived inter se parties - Court while exercising power vested in it u/s 482 Cr.P.C., deems, it fit to accept prayer made by counsel representing the accused - Offence compounded - Conviction and sentence set aside - FIR quashed...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 279, 337, Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 187-- Quashing of FIR - Offence u/ss 279, 337 IPC and S.187 of M.V. Act - Compounding of offence - Amicable settlement arrived at between parties - Even if some of the offences constituted in the FIR are no, compoundable yet for securing the ends of justice, offences can be compounded, particularly when..........

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