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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..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 31-- Two - essential ingredients of S.31 Cr.P.C., are.: (i) a person is convicted at one trial; (ii) trial is for two or more offences...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 31-- Consecutive running of sentences - S.31(1) Cr.P.C., would permit consecutive running of sentences only if such sentences do not happen to be life sentences - Imposition of two life sentences should run concurrently...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 31-- Consecutive running of sentences - Term sentence and life imprisonment may be ordered to run consecutively if term sentence has to start first - Converse of the same may not be true for if Court directs life sentence to start first it would necessarily imply that term sentence would run..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 31-- Concurrent running of sentences - Multiple sentences for imprisonment for life can be awarded for multiple murders or other offences punishable with life imprisonment - Life imprisonment so awarded cannot be directed to run consecutively - Such sentences would however, be super imposed over each..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 197-- Sanction for prosecution - Grant of sanction u/s 197 Cr.P.C. can be assailed by accused by taking recourse to judicial review - Likewise, order declining sanction, can similarly be assailed by complainant or the prosecution...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 197-- Sanction for prosecution - Sanction u/s 197 Cr.P.C. or sanction mandated under a special statute (as postulated u/s 19 of Prevention of Corruption Act) is a necessary pre-requisite, before a Court of competent jurisdiction takes cognizance of an offence (whether under the IPC or under the..........

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