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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder of wife by husband - Wife met a homicidal death in her own house mid night when accused was alone with her - Defence of accused that intruders came to their house to abduct him disbelieved - Prosecution established prima facie case and onus shifted to accused - Accused however, failed to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Murder of wife by husband - Fire arm injury - Circumstantial evidence - Accused initially stated in FIR that three intruders entered his house in order to abduct him and they shot dead his wife - However, he has not mentioned any reason or named any on suspicion of enmity or otherwise why..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 311, 313, Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987, Section 12, 13, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4, 5, 6, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 363, 366, 376(2)(f), 377-- Rape and Murder - - Amicus Curiae appointed and on same date, counsel was called upon to defend accused at stage of framing of charges - 13 witnesses were examined with 7 days - Examination of accused u/S.313 of Code, even before complete evidence was led by prosecution and not waiting for FSL and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Inflicting cruelty and torture upon deceased with regard to demand of dowry is proved on record by PW1 and PW2 - No major contradiction found in statements made by these PWs - Link between acts of accused and death of deceased is established from depositions of these PWs -..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 498A-- Abetment of suicide - Cruelty - Allegations of harassment very general in nature - In fact, said allegations against accused appears for first time at the time of filing FIR - Reliance on general oral testimonies of PW, without any supporting evidence would be misplaced - There has to be positive..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 145(2)-- Dishonour of cheque - Defence evidence by accused by way of evidence - Not permissible...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Air Force Rules, 1969, Rule 156-- Dismissal from service - Molestation of 4-1/2 years old daughter of one of colleague - Respondent himself made a statement before Court of enquiry admitting to have committed act of molesting a young girl in service quarter of officers mess - Defence of respondent was that he was forced to make..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 45-- Dishonour of cheque - Handwriting expert - Repeat of pen in the amount written in figures - No alteration of any kind in the amount filled up in words - Only defence in the case is that cheque in question is only a security cheque - Keeping this assertion in view, the amount mentioned in the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 366, 376(2)(i), 376(2)(n), 376(2)(j), 376(2)(m), 376A, 302, 201-- Kidnapping, rape and murder of 13 years old girl - Circumstantial evidence - Deceased was last seen with accused and on earlier occasions too was seen being enticed by accused - DNA evidence using established STR technique has proved that accused committed sexual intercourse with deceased -..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 366, 376, 323, 328, 506, 406-- Quashing of charge sheet - Kidnapping and rape - Prima facie it cannot be said that no case is made out against accused - Whether accused wanted to marry victim right from very beginning or not and whether consent given by victim for sexual intercourse was a free consent or not is a subject matter..........

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