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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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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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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...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 468, 471, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 311A-- Forged signatures - Misappropriation of loan amounts - Specimen signatures - Occurrence was of the year 1983-1986 - Executive Magistrate before whom specimen signatures were given did not have the authority to enquire into or try the case, as S.311-A Cr.P.C. has been introduced by Act of 2005 and..........

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