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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 498A, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 11-- Murder - Death by burning - Plea of alibi - Allegation against sister-in-law (wife of brother of husband) - Accused convicted only on the basis of dying declaration of deceased - However, accused was living separately in a different house with her husband - Vague and cryptic allegations are found..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Hindu Succession Act, 1956, Section 15(2)(a), 16(3)-- Hindu female dying intestate - Property inherited by female from her father - Since, she was not having any children or grand children, hence property on her death by operation of S.15(2)(a) r/w S.16(3) of the Act, will revert back to her father - Since father of female died immediately after her..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part I)-- Culpable homicide not amounting to murder - PW1 is an eye witness of incident - However, PW1 has given a general and omnibus statement about assault upon deceased as well as to himself by accused, which is not even duly corroborated by medical evidence - Neither deceased nor PW1 had any injury..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dying declaration - Recorded after 8-1/2 hours of deceased declared `fit' for making her statement - No fresh certificate by doctor obtained prior to statement being recorded - Mother was with the deceased throughout - Possibility of deceased being pressurised and tutored by her mother and other..........
TELANGANA AND ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Hindu Succession Act, 1956, Section 8-- Self acquired property - Hindu male dying intestate - Plaintiffs and defendants being daughters and sons of deceased entitled to take equal shares u/s 8 of the Act - Defendants failed to prove Will as asserted by them, thus parties entitled to equal share of property irrespective of their date of..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Hindu Succession Act, 1956, Section 15, 25-- Succession - Hindu female dying intestate - Bar contained u/s 25 of the Act - Husband of deceased acquitted by trial Court of committing murder of wife - He being legal heir of deceased is entitled to get her property and shall not be disqualified from inheriting property of deceased in view of..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302-- Rape and murder - Dying declaration of deceased not proved on record - Forensic evidence negates charge of rape having been committed on deceased shortly prior to her death - Prosecution not able to conclusively prove presence of accused at the scene of crime at the relevant time - Room in which..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302-- Dying declaration - Rape and murder - Dying declaration is not free from doubt as to manner of its recording and its contents - Deceased had suffered 100% burns all over her body - It was doubtful that even her left toe could have been used to sign dying declaration - Substantive portions of dying..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Will-- Property absolutely bequeathed in favour of first defendant who also has right to encumber or alienate property - Same cannot said to be contingent Will - Subsequent disposition in Will altering bequest in favour of plaintiffs on first defendant dying issueless is liable to be ignored as having no..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 448-- Murder - PW1, wife of deceased stated that accused armed with Khukri came outside their house and called deceased and thereafter assaulted her husband as a result he died - PW2, who was called for help by PW1 is not the eye witness but she saw accused and heard him shouting that he would kill..........

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