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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Prior enmity between parties due to pendency of eviction suit and criminal case - Accused caused firearm injuries to deceased, resulting his instantaneous death - Incident witnessed by PW1, who duly supported prosecution case - Merely because PW1 is a interested/relative witness, his..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 364, 201-- Double murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Dead bodies of two missing deceased were found in the field - Last seen witness/PW3 while supporting prosecution case stated that he saw two deceased in company of accused and two of them carrying box - More so, informant stated that PW3..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 149, Arms Act, 1959, Section 27-- Murder case - Sentence modified by High Court on wrong factual premise - Trial Court acquitted four accused u/ss 302, 149 IPC but convicted u/s 27 of Arms Act - High Court convicted all of them u/ss 302, 149 IPC and S.27 of Arms Act in appeal on the wrong factual premise that accused have suffered..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Death sentence - Delay of 5 years in deciding mercy petition - Inordinate and unexplained delay in deciding mercy petition - Mercy petition is the last hope of a person on death row - Petitioner has now been behind the bars for almost about 14 years - Regardless of brutal nature of crime,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II)-- Offence u/s 304(Part II) IPC - Reduction of sentence by High Court - Justifiability - Merely because incident happened in the spur of moment is not a factor in awarding just a symbolic punishment, as it is the basic reason for accused having been convicted u/s 304(Part II) IPC though he was..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 506, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, 27-- Murder - Death sentence - High Court while affirming conviction and sentence as awarded by trial Court, not dealt with issue as to whether conviction recorded by trial Court was justified or not - High Court was sitting as a Court of first appeal, therefore required to revisit entire evidence and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 302, 34-- Kidnapping and murder - Death sentence - Accused was 22 years old at the time of commission of crime - He spent 18 years in jail and his conduct is good - Accused tried to join the society and also completed his graduation from jail - More so, from the poems written by accused in jail, it appears..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 323, 148, 149-- Murder of four persons of same family - Testimony of eye witnesses - Evidence of eye witness PW7 is fully supported by other eye witnesses - All the eye witnesses are consistent with prosecution case with respect to all material particulars and are credible and trustworthy - Their presence on the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 323, 148, 149-- Murder of four persons of same family - Evidence on record proves that accused were aggressors who came in a group to house of deceased, trespassed into their houses, dragged the deceased out and mercilessly assaulted deceased with sharp spears, arrows and lathis - Incident had taken place at..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Murder - Dying declaration - Doctor/PW18 who recorded statement of deceased deposed that deceased was in a fit state of mind while making said declaration - Evidence of PW18 fully supported prosecution case - No material on record that deceased was tutored or prompted by anybody so as to create..........

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