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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Reduction of sentence - Incident was of 1988 - Since date of incident, 30 years already gone-bye - In view of long time between date of incident and date of judgment of High Court, it would be appropriate to reduce the punishment from 7 years to 3 years - Sentence reduced...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4-- Offence u/s 376 IPC and S.4 of POCSO Act - In order to make out offence u/s 376 IPC and S.4 of POCSO Act, complete penetration is not required - Slightest penetration is sufficient to constitute offence of rape or penetrative sexual assault...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4-- Rape of 12 years old girl by her own father - Testimony of victim/child witness - Child witness deposed against her own biological father - Nothing in cross-examination of child witness to suggest even remotely that she was tortured by someone else to falsely implicate her own father in such..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Attempt to murder - Compromise - Parties settled their real dispute amicably - Key prosecution witnesses declared their unequivocal intent to turn hostile at the trial - In such circumstances, merits and truth apart, proceedings in trial if allowed to continue may largely be a waste of precious..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part I)-- Nature of offence - Incident occurred in the course of sudden fight - Juvenile accused inflicted injuries on deceased while appellants held deceased - Injuries inflicted on deceased is on backside piercing left lung which shows intention of juvenile accused who inflicted injury - Appellants not..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354, 341, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(1)(xi)-- Outraging modesty of woman - Accused allegedly stopped prosecutrix, caught hold her hand and demanded sex from her - Accused admitted the allegations in the meeting which was convened - Merely on the ground that prosecutrix was a member of ST accused cannot be convicted under SC/ST Act especially..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354, 341-- Outraging modesty of woman - Reduction of sentence - Incident occurred 17 years ago - Accused remained in jail for 3 days - At the time of incident, no minimum jail sentence was provided under alleged offences - No useful purpose would be served if he is sent to jail after 17 years of incident -..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Death caused by beating - Appreciation of evidence - Fight between husband and wife - Statement recorded including confession of accused shows that husband assaulted deceased with a stick after heated altercations between them at spur of moment - No intention to cause death of deceased as..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Allegation against father-in-law - Overt act of accused pouring kerosene oil and setting her on fire is proved as per dying declaration of accused recorded by Executive Magistrate - Deceased was thus, subjected to harassment at the hands of accused - Accused rightly..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354, 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439-- Bail - Outraging modesty of women - Rape - FSL report showed no semen or male DNA in sample taken - Nothing amiss found in investigation - Whether the offence relates to one punishable u/s 376 or 354, IPC will be determined on prosecutrix being examined before trial Court who is sole witness to..........

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