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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 377-- Murder - Unnatural sex - Sentence - Circumstantial evidence - Deceased, 10 years old only child of mother, last seen in company of accused - Presence of deceased in room of accused has been clearly established - DNA test report shows that deceased was subjected to unnatural sex before death -..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 494, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 198, 199-- Offence u/ss 494, 34 IPC - Complaint cannot be sent to police for investigation - If mistakenly a complaint is sent for investigation and final report is filed - Magistrate can ignore that final report and proceed on the original complaint and the action so taken by the Magistrate cannot be found..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 354-- Murder -Imposition of sentence - Held, Courts in appropriate cases may call for report to determine whether accused could be reformed or rehabilitated...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 450, 395, 367, 323, 34, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 320-- Compounding of offence - Disputes between parties settled and joint statements filed - Certain other disputes over property also settled - Request by parties for compounding offences so as to save institution of marriage - Held, offences alleged against appellants allowed to be compounded -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 53, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 354, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21, 72, 161-- Death sentence - Delay in execution - Held, exorbitant delay in disposal of mercy petition renders process of execution of death sentence arbitrary, whimsical and capricious and, therefore, inexecutable - Such imprisonment, occasioned by inordinate delay in disposal of mercy petitions is beyond..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 53, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 354-- Death sentence - Delay in execution - Held, prolonged delay in execution of death sentence by itself gives rise to mental suffering and agony which renders subsequent execution of death sentence inhuman and barbaric - Convict is not under a legal obligation to produce evidence of their sufferings..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 342, 354(A), 376, 120B, 506, 509, 34, Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 23, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 8-- Bail - Wrongful confinement, criminal intimidation and sexual offences - Investigation is complete - Challan already filed - Both the petitioners are not in a position to either influence or tamper with the evidence or threat the complainant in any manner unlike the main accused - Nothing to..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 407, 178(c)-- Transfer of case - Permissibility - Matrimonial dispute between husband and wife - Complaint field by wife against her husband for offences u/ss 498A, 406 IPC at place `G' - Complaint shows that alleged acts of cruelty had taken place in matrimonial home of wife situated at place `N' - No..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500, 34-- Defamation - Publication of defamatory article in newspaper - No positive averments in complaint about petitioners having prior knowledge of publication or petitioners being directly responsible for publication of said imputation - No presumption u/s 7 of Press and Registration of Books Act can be..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Accused can be convicted on the sole testimony of victim provided the same does not suffer from any basic infirmity - Corroboration may be insisted upon where a woman having attained majority is found in a compromising position and there is likelihood of her having made false accusation..........

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