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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 338-- `Act' includes `Omission to act' in various circumstances - Liability for an omission requires a legal duty to act - A moral duty to act is not sufficient - Duty may arise either from the offence definition itself or from some other provision of criminal or civil law - A duty arises from the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 338-- Ingredients of offence u/s 338 are : (a) Causing grievous hurt to a person; (b) Grievous hurt should be the result of an act; (c) Such act ought to have been rash and negligent; (d) The intensity of commission of such an act ought to endanger human life or the personal safety of others...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry Death - Proof - No evidence on record even to suggest remotely that deceased was harassed in any manner or treated with cruelty by appellants in connection with and on account of specific demand of dowry soon before her death - Held, there should be a perceptible nexus between her death and..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 370, Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956, Section 5-- Immoral traffic of women - Testimony of PW1, PW5, PW6 and PW8 only shows that both accused and three Nepali ladies names whereof have been mentioned in reception register of Hotel Niranjana have stayed for few hours on 11.06.2012 - However, statements of PW5 and PW6 that both accused checked in..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty to wife - Mother-i, law alleged to have taunted deceased for bringing clothes of inferior quality at the time of marriage - Held, these are casual unintentional wears and tears of family affairs prevalent in our society - Every such so-called harassment simpliciter does not amount to..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 300, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Conviction - Validity - Accused alleged to have subjected his wife to physical and mental torture - On fateful day, husband poured kerosene on wife and set her ablaze - In dying declaration wife stated that she sustained accidental burns due to explosion of stove - She not even named..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty to wife - Accused (husband of deceased) alleged to have demanded Rs.50,000/- from brother of deceased (not from deceased) to purchase a tractor - Held, mere demand would not constitute legally required cruelty against deceased within meaning of S.498-A IPC...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, 34-- Murder - Accused acquitted as : (i) Unnatural conduct of PW1 not only casts a doubt upon his statement but also renders investigation and timings as recorded in case diary highly doubtful; (ii) Glaring inconsistencies in the statements of fact witnesses; (iii) Motive alleged does not sound..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Medical negligence - Expression "rash or negligent act" as occurring in S.304-A IPC has to be read as qualified by the word "grossly" - In the instant case negligence on the part of appellant not "gross', hence acquitted...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 338-- Medical negligence - Cancer patient - Operation performed which was against the advice of doctors in USA - Doctor who performed the operation was skilled and expert in line - Death of patient - Doctor is not criminally liable - It is civil liability...........

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