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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of new born female child by her own mother - Baby girl was put in incubator with an oxygen mask and child had not opened her eyes and she did not cry after birth - There was possibility of natural death - Though doctor opined in the post mortem report the cause of death asphyxia but in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Inflicting cruelty and torture upon deceased with regard to demand of dowry is proved on record by PW1 and PW2 - No major contradiction found in statements made by these PWs - Link between acts of accused and death of deceased is established from depositions of these PWs -..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 411, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Murder - Dying declaration - Version of facts stated in dying declaration are in enormous conflict with facts stated by eye witness and also location shown in site plan - Out of four eye witnesses cited by prosecution, three did not support prosecution story - Three independent witnesses produced..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 228, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Quashing of charges - Murder case - There is sufficient ground for proceeding against accused and frame charges against accused - At the stage of framing charge, Court is not required to hold an elaborate enquiry, only prima facie case is to be seen - High Court committed error in interfering with..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 379, 149, 148-- Murder - Sole testimony of eye witnesses - Parity with co-accused - If deposition of eye witnesses are not reliable qua one of accused and he is acquitted by giving benefit of doubt, same benefit ought to have been given to other accused also, unless there is some further material/evidence against..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 120B-- Murder - Gun shots injuries - Non-recovery of empties of fired cartridges - Any act of commission/omission of I.O cannot go to advantage of accused - But in present case where FIR is said to have been registered within half an hour of occurrence and investigation also commenced and no reason found..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 120B-- Murder - Gun shots injuries - Non-recovery of empties of fired cartridges - Material pieces of evidence like empties were lost, but this vital omission not explained by prosecution - Factum assumes importance particularly, in view of fact that FIR is alleged to have been registered promptly at..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 120B-- Murder - Material discrepancies between evidence of PW1 and PW3 as to whether there was a scuffle or not is not explained by prosecution, which raises serious doubt in prosecution case - Post mortem report shows four firearm injuries on deceased - PWs 1 and 3 not explained forth firearm injury,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - There was dispute between deceased and accused prior to occurrence, as Rs.50,000 was demanded by accused from parents of deceased - Deceased was harassed for such dowry demand - Evidence of father of deceased proved said fact which was corroborated by evidence of PW13 - Charge u/s 498-A..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - No direct evidence to establish that accused either aided or instigated deceased to commit suicide or entered into any conspiracy to aid her in committing suicide - Even no material on record to show that immediately prior to deceased committing suicide there was cruelty..........

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