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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Rape - Appeal against conviction - Appreciation of evidence - Prosecution failed to prove case against accused beyond reasonable doubt due to following reasons : (i) prosecutrix not examined by doctor after alleged incident; (ii) in absence of any medical examination done, prosecution not examined..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Murder - Recovery of sword - Recovery was effected in presence of police witnesses and not supported by any independent witness - Place of recovery is an open place and accessible to all - I.O recorded statement of accused and pursuant to such statement recovery effected - However, such statement..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 279, 304A- - Fatal accident - Victim was run over by van driven by accused - Entire intestine of victim got crushed - Accused ran away from the spot after incident - PW3 viewed accident and deposed that vehicle was coming very rashly and negligently - PW3 was not the stranger to locality in question - His..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Murder - Oral dying declaration - Contradictions and inconsistencies in the contents of oral dying declaration as narrated by PW2 - It is thus, not safe to rely on version of PW2 and come to conclusion that deceased had made a dying declaration to him implicating accused as his assailant - Oral..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - PW2 stated that he had seen accused running away from spot with a sword - However, said fact is not corroborated by any witness including his mother/PW1 who admittedly came to spot prior to PW2 - Such fact is absent in FIR or his statement made to Magistrate u/s 164 Cr.P.C - Said fact..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 120B, 201, 297, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - As per prosecution, father of deceased hatched conspiracy alongwith accused to kill her, but no challan was put up against him - Even, theory of conspiracy not proved against accused - There is no corroborative material produced on record by prosecution except..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 452, 427, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320, 482-- Offence u/s 307, 452, 427 IPC and S.27 Arms Act - Compromise - No injury resulted from the shots which were allegedly fired from licensed pistol - Thus, continuation of criminal proceedings between parties would be abuse of process of law - FIR quashed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326, 325, 324, 323, 148, 149, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 360, Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Section 4-- Offence u/ss 326, 325, 324, 323, 148, 149 IPC - Benefit of probation - Offence u/s 326 IPC which carries a sentence of Life Imprisonment cannot be compounded either u/s 360 Cr.P.C or u/s 4 of Probation of Offenders Act - Conviction upheld - However, taking into account other factors like passage..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 336, 506, 148, 149, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, 27-- Bail - Offence u/ss 307, 336, 506, 148, 149 IPC and Ss.25, 27 Arms Act - As per allegations, a gun shot was fired by accused, however, no injury was caused to complainant or anyone else - Moreover, parties have already compromised the matter - Even, no useful purpose will be served by detaining..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of mobile phone which was allegedly used for making demands of ransom not proved, as same was not subscribed by deceased - Bullet recovered from body of deceased matched with service weapon which was allocated to PW11, Police, but theory that weapon was..........

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