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CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Section 13(1)(ia), 13(1)(ib)-- Divorce - Cruelty & desertion - Petition by husband - Husband who leaves his newly wedded wife at her paternal home and does not return to enquire and take care of his wife, not to speak of having a look at new born child till she is 14 years old, is himself guilty of such cruel conduct that he..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased suffered brutal homicidal death at matrimonial home within 10 days of being brought back on assurance that accused/husband would not subject her to further torture over demands of dowry - Accused was present with deceased at the time of occurrence and has failed to..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased suffered homicidal death within 3 years of her marriage - She was subjected to persistent torture over demands of gold ornaments and was driven out of matrimonial home over such demands while she was pregnant - Injuries found on the body of deceased, which shows..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 34, 32, 33-- Children's home - Custody of girl child - Both biological an adoptive parents claiming her custody - However, neither being in a position to provide her a loving and secure atmosphere to live in - Reports of criminal antecedents against adoptive parents are on record - Child was unknowingly being..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 302, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Abduction and murder of mother by son - Extra judicial confession - PW10, before whom confessional statement was given by accused is Village Administrative Officer - PW10 was known person though PW10 did not know accused - As accused himself choose to appear and give confessional statement before..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(2)(v)(as-- Offence u/s 3(2)(v) of the Act - Mere knowledge of accused that person upon whom offence is committed belongs to SC/ST community suffices to bring home charge u/s 3(2)(v) of the Act...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 452-- Rape - Prosecutrix was minor on the date of commission of offence - Her consent therefore, not relevant - Delay in lodging FIR also not relevant, as at the time of commission of offence, parents of prosecutrix were not at home and she was all alone in the house - Incident was witnessed by PW11,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20, 29-- Recovery of 14.750 kg charas - Identification of accused - Accused implicated in the offence wholly due to recovery of his bank passbook from the vehicle in question - Testimony of PW1 and PW8 taken together by itself is not adequately persuasive to unimpeachably establish the identity of driver..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 323-- Rape - Material contradictions in ocular evidence and medical evidence - Trial Court on basis of evidence of other PWs and in particular evidence of PW2 did not rule out possibility of consensual intercourse - Prosecution utterly failed to bring home story of committing rape by accused - Accused..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Burden of prove - Murder case - Death occurred in matrimonial home of deceased - Heavy burden is on accused u/s 106 of Evidence Act, to explain as to under what circumstances deceased died an unnatural death in his house - Accused failed to explain the same - Plea of alibi as raised by accused..........

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