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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 - Merely because hymen of victim child was not found ruptured, it cannot be said that she was not subjected to penetrative sexual assault, particularly when there is clinching evidence of victim coupled with medical evidence on record...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
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
Details
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
Details
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..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
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..........
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
Details
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
Details
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..........

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