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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 366, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 235-- Conviction u/ss 366 and 376 and accused sentenced to 7 years RI - High Court reduced the sentence to the period already undergone - Court should award proper sentence having regard to the nature of the offence and the manner in which it was committed - Father of victim filed an affidavit before..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319-- Additional accused - Summoning of - Principles governing - Analysed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378-- Acquittal - Appeal against - Grant of leave - If there is lapse on the part of trial Court to carefully appraise the entire evidence then High Court as a first Court of appeal is obliged to undertake such an exercise by entertaining the appeal and reappreciate the entire evidence on the record..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 197, Andhra Pradesh General Sales Tax Act, 1957, Section 37-- Sanction for prosecution - Sales Tax Department made a raid on the premises belonging to complainants - Complainants lodged a complaint with Magistrate that Sales Tax Officials took away certain documents without giving any receipt - Summoning order issued by Magistrate against Sales Tax Officials..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378-- Appeal against acquittal - Generally order of acquittal is not interfered as presumption of innocence of accused is further strengthened by acquittal - Order of acquittal to be interfered only when there are compelling and substantial reasons for doing so - If the judgment is clearly unreasonable..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- FIR - Delay - FIR lodged at a wrong police station - Immediately thereafter it was sent to correct police station - There is no question of delay in lodging FIR...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- FIR - Non mention of name of witnesses or eye witnesses - Does not render the prosecution version fragile - No hard and fast rule that names of witnesses, more particularly, eye witnesses should be indicated in the FIR...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 420, 467, 471, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320, 482-- Offence of cheating is compoundable but not the offence of forgery, but High Court in exercise of its inherent powers can quash criminal proceedings as Section 320 Cr.P.C. does not limit or affect the power of High Court u/s 482 Cr.P.C...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(1)(x), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 447, 427, 506, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Offence u/s 3 of SCST Act and u/ss 447, 427, 506 IPC - Allegation that appellant abused complainant in the name of their caste - No allegation that appellant was not a member of SC & ST and respondent was intentionally insulted by appellant with intent to humiliate in a place within public view -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 227, 228, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 304B-- Charge u/s 304-B but conviction u/s 498-A IPC - Charge not framed u/s 498-A - Held, that accused can be convicted u/s 498-A IPC though no specific charge was framed u/s 498-A IPC - Held, that appellant was not only aware of the charge of cruelty but he got and availed the opportunity to defend..........

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