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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 84-- Unsoundness of mind at the time of commission of offence - Accused who seeks exoneration from liability of an act u/s 84 IPC is to prove legal insanity and not medical insanity...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 84-- Unsoundness of mind at the time of commission of offence - Every person who is suffering from mental disease is not ipso facto exempted from criminal liability - The mere fact that the accused is conceited, odd, irascible and his brain is not quite all right, or that the physical and mental..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 84-- Unsoundness of mind - Burden of proof - Burden to prove is on accused - However, accused is not required to prove the same beyond all reasonable doubt but merely satisfy the preponderance of probabilities - Onus has to be discharged by producing evidence as to the conduct prior to the offence,..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Death by burn injuries - Burn injuries received by deceased may be accidental, suicidal or homicidal - It is essential for prosecution to establish homicidal death by bringing positive evidence on record - Findings of guilt based on assumption or presumption - Held, such findings not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 84-- Unsoundness of mind - Provision of S.84 of IPC will not come to the rescue of accused in case it is found that accused knew that what he was doing was wrong or that it was contrary to law - To ascertain this it is imperative to take into consideration the circumstances and the behaviour preceding,..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Accused murdered the deceased, his wife and son by giving blows from the blunt side of kulhari on their heads - No eye witness to the alleged occurrence - Accused made extra judicial confession before his close associates which was found reliable - Voter identity card of accused found near the..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Triple murder - Case resting on circumstantial evidence - Accused had not gone to the house of deceased armed - It appears that accused took decision on the spur of moment - It was not a pre-planned and pre-mitigated triple murder - Accused blessed with six children, three males and three females..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 427, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 392, 34-- Sentences - Concurrent running of - Power of court - Held, court may direct that subsequent sentences shall run concurrently with previous sentence - But such a direction may be given by court after taking into consideration facts of the case while passing subsequent sentences...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Allegations of killing of wife by giving her cyanide in cold drink - Accused suffered confessional statement during investigation - Such confessional statement was completely repudiated by the accused before the trial court - It was not well supported by the witness - Held, such confessional..........
JHARKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 364-- Kidnapping - Accused allegedly kidnapped informant's minor son - Material witnesses testified that accused had forcibly taken away minor boy while he was alone in house with his younger sister where he was lawfully under care and custody of his parents - However, prosecution failed to prove..........

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