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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Arms Act, 1959, Section 35-- Recovery of six live cartridges from a car driven by A-1 - A2 was no where near the car - He was arrested only because he was the registered owner of car - Conviction of A-2 is not sustainable u/s 35 of the Act since it is not even the case of prosecution that A-1 and A-2 were found in joint..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Arms Act, 1959, Section 25(1AA)-- Recovery of live cartridges from bungalow occupied by A-4 - Constructive possession - A-4 convicted only on the basis of his admission in cross-examination, wherein he is shown as occupier of house in records of Municipal Corporation - However, A-4 was not present in house at the time of recovery..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 27A, 29-- Illicit traffic - Smuggling of drugs inside jail premises - No narcotic drug and psychotropic substance was recovered from accused nor alleged consumers of said substance in prison were examined or even interrogated - Illicit traffic is thus, not proved - Since S.27-A of the Act not proved,..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 149, 147, 148, 323, 324, 326-- Attempt to murder - Prompt FIR of incident lodged by informant, who himself sustained as many as 18 injuries including lacerated wounds - However, no injury of any of three injured persons is alleged to be on chest or head, vital parts of body - Conviction of accused u/ss 307, 149 IPC held, set..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Altercation between accused and deceased prior to incident was not relating to dowry at all but about giving milk to child who was crying, as a result accused slapped deceased - Deceased mentally disturbed with the same and committed suicide - Conviction of A-1 u/s 304-B IPC thus,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Contempt of Courts Act, 1971, Section 2(c)(iii)-- Contempt of Court - Filing of false affidavit and attempting to mislead Court - Filing of affidavit by appellant was supported by contemporaneous official record, which cannot be termed as an attempt to obstruct due course of administration of justice - More so, High Court unjustly proceeded..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 353, 504, 294, 34-- Offence u/ss 353, 504, 294, 34 IPC - Reduction of sentence - Incident in question is quite old and seems to have occurred at the spur of moment - Accused already undergone one month's jail sentence out of three months awarded to him - He has no criminal antecedent in his past life and not required..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 384, 506, 120B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 26, 27-- Confession of co-accused - Evidentiary value - Confessional statement of co-accused cannot by itself be taken as a substantive piece of evidence against another accused and thus, cannot be made basis for conviction of accused without corroboration - Such statement can at best be used or utilized..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 311-- Recall of PWs for cross-examination - Cross-examination of two material PWs closed and made same as `NIL' - Fate of petitioners has been sealed and they have been left defenceless and irreparable loss has been caused to them, as on the basis of statement made by said PWs in examinatio, i, chief,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 323, 324, 34-- Offence u/ss 307, 323, 324, 34 IPC - Injuries on PW2 were simple in nature - There is no consideration of nature of injuries in conviction u/ss 307, 34 IPC - Conviction of accused u/s 307 IPC set aside - However, conviction of accused u/ss 323, 324, 34 IPC not interfered with...........

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