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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of father - Circumstantial evidence - Benefit of doubt - Death caused by cutting of throat - Case of prosecution that there was a fight over property not convincing - No attempt made by police to associate any member of public to the arrest of appellant - Recovery of knife at instance of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 323, 307, 454, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of FIR - Compromise - Offence u/ss 323, 307, 454, 34 IPC - Dispute between parties already settled amicably - Complainant does not want to press allegations levelled in FIR - It is thus, a fit case, where FIR pending against petitioner is quashed while exercising power u/s 482 Cr.P.C -..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Deceased was in huge mental distress and suffered mental trauma because of illicit relationship of her husband with another woman - Not only accused was carrying on with illicit relationship with another woman but he also used to torture his newly wedded wife inasmuch as he..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4-- Rape of 12 years old girl by her own father - Merely because hymen of victim child was not found ruptured, it cannot be said that she was not subjected to penetrative sexual assault, particularly when there is clinching evidence of victim coupled with medical evidence on record...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Reduction of sentence - Incident was of 1988 - Since date of incident, 30 years already gone-bye - In view of long time between date of incident and date of judgment of High Court, it would be appropriate to reduce the punishment from 7 years to 3 years - Sentence reduced...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4-- Offence u/s 376 IPC and S.4 of POCSO Act - In order to make out offence u/s 376 IPC and S.4 of POCSO Act, complete penetration is not required - Slightest penetration is sufficient to constitute offence of rape or penetrative sexual assault...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4-- Rape of 12 years old girl by her own father - Testimony of victim/child witness - Child witness deposed against her own biological father - Nothing in cross-examination of child witness to suggest even remotely that she was tortured by someone else to falsely implicate her own father in such..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Attempt to murder - Compromise - Parties settled their real dispute amicably - Key prosecution witnesses declared their unequivocal intent to turn hostile at the trial - In such circumstances, merits and truth apart, proceedings in trial if allowed to continue may largely be a waste of precious..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Allegation against father-in-law - Overt act of accused pouring kerosene oil and setting her on fire is proved as per dying declaration of accused recorded by Executive Magistrate - Deceased was thus, subjected to harassment at the hands of accused - Accused rightly..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354, 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439-- Bail - Outraging modesty of women - Rape - FSL report showed no semen or male DNA in sample taken - Nothing amiss found in investigation - Whether the offence relates to one punishable u/s 376 or 354, IPC will be determined on prosecutrix being examined before trial Court who is sole witness to..........

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