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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Entire prosecution case proceeded on basis that A-4 and A-5 were actual assailants - Charge against present accused was that A-4 and A-5 have conspired with accused - Role of accused is that of conspirators - However, both the Courts below have not found charge of conspiracy proved -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 389-- Bail during pendency of appeal - Appeal against conviction - No reasons assigned by High Court for grant of bail - Order granting bail during pendency of appeal held, set aside - Matter remitted to High Court...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 389-- Bail during pendency of appeal - Appeal against conviction - Additional evidence against accused to show the criminal background of accused filed for the first time in appeal - List of criminal cases shows that some cases were registered against accused prior to grant of bail and some cases..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part I)-- Nature of offence - Sudden fight between two brothers - Accused had not come armed to spot with a weapon of offence - No witness has testified as to any past enmity and acrimony between two brothers - No external injuries were present and noticed in rib area - There is hardly any evidence to..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal trial -- Material contradictions and inconsistencies in the statement of prosecution witness - Conviction cannot be based upon the same...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 148-- Dishonour of cheque - Appeal against conviction - Order to deposit more than 25% of the fine amount - Appellate Court is empowered to impose a minimum of 20% and maximum amount can go to any extent and it can go upto the fine/compensation amount, imposed by the judgment appealed against...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 148-- Dishonour of cheque - Appeal against conviction - Order to deposit a minimum of 20% of the fine/compensation - Provision is mandatory and not discretionary - Use of word `may' can only be taken to have the colour and meaning of `shall' and there is no scope for exercise of discretion...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 148-- Dishonour of cheque - Appeal against conviction - Order to deposit more than 25% of the fine amount - Accused in stringent financial condition - Petitioner directed to deposit 20% of the fine amount...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Oral statements of PWs and documentary evidence in the shape of letters written by deceased to her father not supported prosecution case - There is no inference of any demand of dowry in such letter as well - Prosecution failed to prove either demand of dowry or that any such demand..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Service -- Criminal and departmental proceedings - Scope - Two proceedings criminal and departmental are entirely different - They operate in different fields and have different objectives - Object of criminal trial is to inflict appropriate punishment on an offender, the purpose of enquiry proceedings is to..........

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