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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 311, 231(2)-- Recall of prosecution witnesses - Murder trial - Grounds urged for recall of witnesses pertain to illness of counsel who was engaged on behalf of defence and his inability to put certain questions and had not given certain suggestions and on change of counsel - However, prosecution had examined..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Offence u/ss 304-B, 498-A, 34 IPC - Delay of 5 years in lodging FIR - Case under alleged offence closed after inquiry u/s 174 Cr.P.C. - FIR lodged after five years of closing of said case on the basis of letters received by brother of deceased - Neither at the time of death of deceased nor before..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 174-- Scope - Proceedings u/s 174 Cr.P.C. have a very limited scope - Object of proceedings is merely to ascertain whether a person has died under suspicious circumstances or an unnatural death and if so what is the apparent cause of the death - Question regarding details as to how deceased was..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178-- Territorial jurisdiction - There is no absolute prohibition that offence committed beyond the local territorial jurisdiction cannot be investigated, inquired or tried - However, after investigation is over, if officer arrives at the conclusion that cause of action for lodging FIR has not arisen..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 174, 154-- Inquiry - Investigation on an inquiry u/s 174 Cr.P.C. is distinct from investigation u/s 154 Cr.P.C. relating to commission of a cognizable offence - Since there was no FIR registered nor any report u/s 173 Cr.P.C. was submitted, challenge to FIR lodged after closing of case on earlier enquiry..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178-- Offence u/ss 304-B, 498-A, 34 IPC - Territorial jurisdiction - Suicide was committed at place `A' - Police at place `A' closed the case after inquiry u/s 174 Cr.P.C., as none of family members of deceased raised any suspicion over death of deceased - There is no evidence of it being a continuing..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 4, 5, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 26-- Special Judge appointed not only to deal with cases of PC Act but also other cases relating to NRHM (National Rural Health Mission Scam) - Special Judge alone could deal with cases under PC Act, however, non PC Act cases could also be allowed to be tried by Special Judge u/s 26 Cr.P.C. when object..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 173(8)-- Reinvestigation - Communal violence - 827 cases of communal violence registered - Final form submitted in all 827 cases - In 315 cases either no offence was found to have been made out or offenders could not be detected - State could do well in looking into all these 315 cases - At this length of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 161-- Hostile witness - PWs turned hostile, however, their alleged statements made to police u/s 161 Cr.P.C. were not confronted to them and marked as exhibits - Even I.O has not spoken in his evidence anything about the alleged statements of hostile witnesses recorded u/s 161 Cr.P.C. - No reliance..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 311A-- Specimen signatures - Magistrate has power to issue directions to any person including an accused person to give specimen signatures and handwriting - Provision of S.311-A with effect from 25.06.2006 is prospective in nature and not retrospective...........

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