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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439(2), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Cancellation of bail - Murder - State failed to file petition seeking cancellation of bail against accused - State remained negligent and did not even feel it necessary to enter appearance and contest the matter - It is only after High Court took serious view and directed State to muster his..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - Initially there was altercation and quarrel between deceased and elder brother of accused and in course of such quarrel suddenly accused assaulted deceased - Nature of injury revealed from post mortem report and medical evidence demonstrate that injuries were caused by blunt..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 27-- Dying declaration - Murder of wife by husband - Gunshot injury - Deceased stated that `Inhone Mujhe Mar Diya' - Word `Inhone' points to her husband, as Hindu ladies do not refer their husband by names, they devised an easiest expression to refer them as `inhone' - Deceased had sufficient time to..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 27-- Murder of wife by husband - Gunshot injury - Accused is a dead drinker and used to quarrel with deceased and beat her after taking liquor - He killed deceased when she was preparing food in kitchen - Disclosure statement made by accused leading to recovery of weapon in presence of witnesses duly..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302-- Rape and murder - Death sentence - Accused has no criminal history - No blameworthy conduct depicted by accused in jail - Case does not fall in category of rarest of rare cases - It would be in interest of justice if death sentence is commuted to life imprisonment - Life imprisonment should be..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f), 302, 342-- Rape and murder - Death sentence - Rarest of rare case - Deceased was last seen in the company of accused - Dead body of deceased found in the house of accused - Medical evidence corroborated the prosecution version - Prosecution proved its case - Accused rightly convicted - However, case does not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of husband by wife - Circumstantial evidence - Deceased allegedly assaulted by accused with knife - However, post mortem report shows multiples injuries on the body of deceased not caused by one person and tells entirely different story - More so, accused being woman could not make such..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Accused and deceased left cinema hall together - PW2, gate keeper of Cinema knew both of them - Evidence of PW2 corroborates evidence of father and wife of deceased to the effect that deceased had gone to see a movie before occurrence of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Evidence of PW4, blacksmith - PW4 is well acquainted with accused and deceased - He identified spear which was seized by police as one which accused had got sharpened from him, which means that accused had made prior preparation with an intent to commit murder -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Evidence of father and wife of deceased who are natural witnesses of scene of offence is reliable - Post mortem report of deceased fully corroborated the ocular testimony of these PWs - Incident occurred just outside the house of deceased - One chappal of accused..........

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