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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- FIR - Delay of two days in lodging FIR - By itself not a ground to throw out the prosecution case when it was otherwise proved by evidence which could not be doubted...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Rape - FIR - Undue delay in lodging FIR without acceptable evidence - Contributes doubt in the prosecution case...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- FIR - Delay of 5 hours - FIR lodged by father of deceased - Father used Public conveyance to reach police station though he owned a tractor - It caused 5 hours of delay - No adverse inference can be drawn - Frame of mind of father cannot be lost sight of whose son was murdered...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Incident took place at 4 p.m. and FIR lodged at 6.30 p.m. - Police station four miles away from place of incident - PW1 went to police station through different villages so as to avoid risk to his life - It cannot be said that there is delay in lodging FIR...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- FIR - Delay - Rape case - Delay of 6 days - Matter first reported to Panchayat - FOR lodged when no action taken by Panchayat - It is sufficient explanation for delay - In a rape case honour of family is involved - Its members have to decide whether to take the matter to Court or not and such like..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- FIR - Delay - Occurrence at around 11 p.m. - Information given at police chowk at 8.00 a.m. next day and FIR lodged at 9.35 a.m. and it reached the Magistrate at 3.00 p.m. As the area was terrorist infected area and terrorism was at its peak during the period as such it cannot be said that there..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Rape - FIR - Delay - Matter first reported to Sarpanch and a Panchayat was called in which family of accused was also present - It was agreed that accused be punished by blackening their faces - This was not done - Ultimately FIR lodged - Held, delay in lodging FIR is explained...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Rape - FIR - Delay - In such like cases prosecutrix for the sake of not being dishonoured in the eyes of general public, do not want to narrate the story at an early stage and time is taken to convince and encourage the prosecutrix to come forward and lodge FIR...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2003
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Gang rape - FIR - Delay of 10 days - Prosecutrix a teacher living all alone and was unmarried aged about 28 years and did not have any family member to whom she could have narrated her story - Trial Court rightly held delay stood explained and it did not discredit prosecution story...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Prompt registration of FIR is not an unmistakable guarantee for the truthfulness of the prosecution version and neither is delay fatal to the case...........

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