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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 20, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 455-- Plea of juvenility - Raised for the first time in Supreme Court - State admitted age of accused as on date of offence and they were juveniles on the date of occurrence - Incident occurred almost 2 decades back - Entire proceedings including punishment/sentence awarded should not be interfered with..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Interested witnesses - Motive of crime is clear as on previous day of occurrence also, parties met at police station regarding some issue - Evidence of ocular witnesses narrates guilt of accused beyond reasonable doubt and corroborates with medical evidence - Testimonies of interested..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(1), Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(1)(xii)-- Rape of Scheduled Tribe woman - Prosecutrix became pregnant and gave birth to child due to alleged incident of rape - She was not proved to be below 16 years of age at the time of occurrence - FIR lodged 2 months after taking birth of child and after 1 year of alleged incident - Prosecutrix and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 377(3), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Appeal by State seeking enhancement of jail sentence - Once Sessions Judge found accused guilty of murder punishable u/s 302 IPC, only punishment that can be awarded is either death penalty or life imprisonment and fine - It is unbelievable that how Sessions Judge awarded 10 years jail sentence..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Evidence regarding catching fire while cooking was not complete - Definitely appellant did not abet the commission of suicide - It was not suicide either - Reason for death thus remains under wraps - That obviously cannot be made the reason for convicting appellant u/s 306..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 377(3), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Appeal by State seeking enhancement of jail sentence - Dasti notice was duly served to accused - However, he did not appear - Even no appeal filed by accused questioning legality of order of Sessions Judge convicting him for commission of offence of murder - Amicus curiae is appointed by High..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - No evidence with regard to accused having committed any act which could be said to have goaded/instigated deceased into committing suicide - This gets strengthened by fact that PWs have not stated anything which could throw light on any such material warranting conviction u/s..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 366, 376-- Abduction and rape - Prosecutrix remained with accused for 10 days at a stretch - During that period accused used to go outside after putting a lock on the door of room - Toilet was situated near the room and prosecutrix used to go to that toilet daily - It is highly improbable that prosecutrix..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 294, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Offence u/s 294 IPC - Use of abusive words - Petitioner no.1 abused complainant by using obscene language publicly - Even though there are some discrepancies in the statements of witnesses relating to actual abusive words hurled at complainant but prima facie case u/s 294 IPC is made out against..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 450, 506-- Rape - Prosecutrix clearly stated that accused entered inside her house and committed rape on her and gave threat to her not to disclose incident to anybody - On the basis of materials on record, prima facie case u/s 376 IPC is clearly made out - No fault therefore, can be found with I.O in..........

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