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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364A, 302, 201, 34-- Kidnapping for ransom - Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of drawing book of deceased from house of accused - Prosecution alleges that threatening letter was written on a piece of paper from said drawing book - However, no attempts were made either to have any forensic analysis or..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364A, 302, 201, 34-- Kidnapping for ransom - Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Threatening calls - STD booth operator stated that two calls were made from his STD to specified mobile numbers - However, nothing has been brought on record that those mobile numbers belongs to PW4 and PW10 or were in any way under their..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 323, 427, 447, 506(2), 34-- Quashing of proceedings - Attempt to murder - Allegations in complaint coupled with statements recorded by Magistrate, shows necessary ingredients of offences u/ss 307, 323, 427, 447, 506(2) r/w 34 IPC - Power to quash proceedings is generally exercised when there is no material to proceed against..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part I)-- Nature of offence - Dispute regarding common embankment in between lands of two closely related parties - Incident occurred in sudden fight in heat of passion upon a sudden quarrel when accused were destroying the said embankment and deceased requested them not to do so - Accused gave spade blow..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 323, 34Offence- - A-2 and A-3 were not armed at the time of occurrence - They attacked injured with fit and kicked with sticks - Accused held, rightly acquitted u/ss 307, 34 IPC - So far as their conviction u/ss 323, 34 IPC is concerned, High Court rightly reduced their sentence to period already undergone by them..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder - Burden of proof - Body parts of deceased recovered from burning `Bitora' (conical storage of cow dung cakes) - Said Bitora was not in possession of accused, as it was located in open area in the field of one person - Accused was not required to explain circumstances of body parts being..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Only evidence against accused is last seen by PW4 at 2 pm and by PW5 at 5 pm and later in night, accused with gunny bag on her scooty - Such evidence does not complete chain of circumstances so as to maintain conviction of accused for an..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Extra judicial confession of accused not proved on record - As regarding recovery of scooty on the basis of disclosure statement of accused, same is also not proved - Even, there is no blood mark on scooty or any other evidence that it was used by accused in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 34- - A-1 carrying pistol shot at PW6 at his chest which pierced through his chest - When PW7, tried to interfere, A-1 shot at PW7 too - Attempt by A-1 was with intention to teach lesson to PW6, as to why he opposed A-3 from spreading rubble in the field and there was some hot exchange between them -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 34- - Quantum of sentence qua A-1 - Considering injuries caused to PW6 i.e gunshot wounds in chest and opinion of Doctor that injuries caused to PW6 are capable of causing death, High Court was not right in reducing sentence of A-1 - Though Court has discretion in awarding sentence, it should be..........

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