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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 366, 368-- Accused committing murder of his wife and four daughters - On the night of incident, accused came late at night poured kerosene oil on his wife and four children aged 1 to 10 years, and set them ablaze - Dying declaration of eldest daughter aged 10 years recorded by Investigating Officer - Victim..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment to suicide - Word `instigate' denotes incitement or urging to do some drastic or unadvisable action or to stimulate or incite - Presence of mens rea is a necessary concomitant of instigation - Words utter in a quarrel or in a spur of the moment cannot be taken to be uttered with mens rea..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 366, 363-- Abduction and rape - Prosecutrix kept at various places and illicit sexual intercourse committed - Prosecutrix stayed with the accused for six days but did not complain inspite of having opportunity to do so and had also opportunity to run away but she did not - Prosecution failed to prove that..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Testimony of prosecutrix stands at par with testimony of an injured witness and is entitled to great weight - Conviction can be recorded on the sole, uncorroborated testimony of a victim provided it does not suffer from any basic infirmities or improbabilities which render it unworthy of..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Accused assaulted deceased with knife due to previous enmity - Dying declaration made before six witnesses implicating accused firmly established - Testimony of eye witnesses that accused was seen committing crime - Some of witnesses related to deceased but evidence of independent..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Evidence of father and brother of deceased that accused (husband) was harassing deceased by making demand of scooter and nothing else - Held, veracity of evidence of these two witnesses cannot be doubted - Had this allegation be false, nothing could deter these witnesses from..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Bride committing suicide within 3 years of marriage - Accused (husband) and his parents did not furnish satisfactory explanation as for what reason and under what circumstances she committed suicide - Held, presumption u/s 113-B of Evidence Act is that accused are responsible for dowry death...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Age of victim - No rule much less an absolute one that two years have to be added to the age determined by a doctor...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - Should be close proximity of time of death and it should be continuous and such continuous harassment, physical or mental, by the accused should make life of deceased miserable which may force her to commit suicide...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 366, 376-- Abduction and rape - Non raising of alarm at a public place - Does not lead to conclusion that she willingly accompanied accused when she was kidnapped by two adult males and one of them wielded fire arm and threatened her and she was taken away from her village - In such circumstances, she made a..........

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