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PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 295A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 468-- Offence u/s 295-A IPC - Limitation - Book published in 1980 whereas FIR registered after a gap of 29 years of publication - FIR shows no explanation for delay in registration of FIR - Prosecution of petitioner barred as per S.468 Cr.P.C. - FIR quashed...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 295A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of proceedings - Offence u/s 295A IPC - Book published in the year 1980 and FIR registered after a gap of 29 years, i.e. in the year 2009 - In the concluding part of book it is concluded that it is difficult to hold that Maharishi Balmiki was a dacoit - This part of publication has..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 311-- Examination of witness - Age of case - Not by itself decisive of matter when prayer is made for examination of material witness...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 311, 284, 285-- Examination of witness - Doctor who conducted first post mortem living in Nigeria - Evidence of this witness germane to the questions involved in the matter - For recording his statement trial Court could have unquestionably taken recourse to the provisions of Ss.284, 285 Cr.P.C. so as to avoid..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378-- Appeal against acquittal - Presumption of innocence which is attached to every accused person gets strengthened when such accused is acquitted by trial Court and High Court should not lightly interfere with decision of trial Court which has recorded evidence and observed demeanour of witnesses...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 438-- Anticipatory bail - Maintainability of petition - High Court Registry cannot exercise power to answer maintainability of petition, as it is realm of Court - Power of judicial function cannot be delegated to the Registry - Order rejecting numbering/registration of petition by Registry set aside -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 451, 482-- Offence u/ss 41, 52, 52-A of Indian Forest Act and Ss.27, 29, 39(1)(d), 51, 52 of Wildlife Protection Act - Release of seized vehicle - Dismissal of application by Magistrate and Session Judge - Application u/s 482 Cr.P.C allowed - As per the provisions of Forest Act and Wildlife Protection Act it..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Proceedings-- Mentioning of caste/status separately in criminal proceedings - Amounts to colonial legacy and requires to be stopped forthwith - Therefore, Secretaries (Home) to Governments of Punjab, Haryana and U.T., Chandigarh are directed to issue instructions to all I.O. not to state/mention caste of..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439(2)-- Cancellation of bail - Accused coming to Court after taking liquor - No ground for cancelling the bail...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439(2)-- Cancellation of bail - On the ground that accused has come to Court after taking liquor - Court below neither found an overt act on the part of accused nor he caused obstruction in Court proceedings - Merely appearing in drunken state in a Court is neither offering insult nor causing interruption..........

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