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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Last seen theory - Held, conviction cannot be based only on circumstance of last seen together with deceased - Last seen theory comes into play where time-gap between the point of time when accused and deceased were seen last alive and deceased is found dead is so small that possibility..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 8-- Murder - Motive is a double edged weapon - Just as there is a possibility of murders having been committed because of motive due to enmity, there is also a possibility of false implication of innocent people to settle past scores...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Presumption as to - Held, for purpose of S.304-B IPC, a presumption can be raised only on proof of following essentials - (a) Death of woman was caused by burns or bodily injury or occurs otherwise than under normal circumstances; (b) Such death took place within seven years of her..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326-- Offence u/s 326 IPC - Sentence of 2 years RI - Considering that accused had gone to his house to fetch a knife and thereafter had given repeated blows to the victim resulting in multiple grievous injuries, sentence of two years RI is just and adequate and does not require any modification...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Common intention - Appellants in pursuit of their common intention caused serious injuries to deceased which resulted in his death - It is not necessary for doctor to give a specific report to the effect that injuries were sufficient in ordinary course of nature to cause death - Medical..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378, 386, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Conviction by Trial Court - Acquittal by High Court - Interference with - Held, if view taken by High Court is reasonably possible view, it should not be disturbed because acquittal of accused by High Court has strengthened presumption of innocence of accused...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Conviction - Validity - Death of bride by burning within 7 years of marriage - Statement of mother of deceased regarding demand of dowry is general and not specific - No specific incidence has been indicated suggesting cruelty or harassment made by accused - Though allegation of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 8-- Murder - Motive is a double edged weapon - Just as there is a possibility of murders having been committed because of motive due to enmity, there is also a possibility of false implication of innocent people to settle past scores...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 302, 34-- Abduction and murder - Circumstantial evidence - Accused No.1 to 3 abducted deceased - It is for accused persons to explain what happened to him as deceased was found murdered within a short time after abduction - In absence of any explanation Court to draw an adverse inference against accused..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Proof - Accused and his deceased wife were alone in room - Deceased died of unnatural death due to strangulation - Accused failed to explain how death occurred which fact was in his knowledge alone - All witnesses turned hostile - Held, accused liable to be convicted for offence of murder..........

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