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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-- Murder of wife by husband - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of pistol - Pistol was recovered at the instance of accused from under the earth in courtyard - Since independent witness went hostile, recovery disbelieved by High Court - However, PW2 did not deny his signature on recovery memo nor..........
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: 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, 404, 34, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(2)(v)-- Offence u/ss 302, 404, 34 IPC and S.3(2)(v) of SC/ST Act - When the offence complained are both under IPC and SC/ST Act and charges under IPC is framed after investigation is conducted by a competent police officer in accordance with provisions of Cr.P.C, offences under IPC cannot be quashed and..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2020
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 376, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4, 6, 8-- Bail - Kidnapping and rape - Victim left home of her parents secretly with her belongings by her own will and she had surrendered to physical desires of accused out of her love and affection for him - It is not the case of prosecution that accused had promised to marry her - Though victim was..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 407, 504, 506-- Offence u/ss 407, 504, 506 IPC - Property dispute between parties - Allegation that accused tried to take forcibly possession over disputed land and when resisted he abused complainant - However, PW1 not supported version of complaint and has back tracked from his statement u/s 244 Cr.P.C - Even..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439(2), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 148, 149, 120B-- Cancellation of bail - Murder - Entire material was perused before grant of bail - It is not the case of either complainant or State that irrelevant considerations have been taken into account by Sessions Court while granting bail to accused - Order granting bail by Sessions Court cannot be termed..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Complaint u/ss 498-A, 406, 34 IPC and S.4 of 1961 Act - Jurisdiction of Court - Appellant living in Delhi - Place of occurrence as per FIR was Meerut - Court at the place where wife resides after leaving matrimonial home has jurisdiction to entertain a complaint u/s 498-A IPC - Case ordered to be..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2020
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 357A, 357, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354A-- Additional compensation u/s 357-A Cr.P.C - Offence u/s 354-A IPC - There is no physical injury or bruises on body of victim as per medical record - Charge framed only u/s 354-A IPC - Accused already discharged for offence punishable under POCSO Act - Therefore, question of awarding additional..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 137, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(g), 120B, 377, 307, 397, 395, 302, 201, 412, Supreme Court Rules, 1966, Order 47, Rule 1- - Review - Rape case - Death sentence - General contentions against capital punishment made by petitioner, which cannot be gone into in the review petition - Each and every ground assailing course of investigation was well considered by trial Court and even in criminal appeal - Even plea of alibi..........

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