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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder of wife by husband - Wife met a homicidal death in her own house mid night when accused was alone with her - Defence of accused that intruders came to their house to abduct him disbelieved - Prosecution established prima facie case and onus shifted to accused - Accused however, failed to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Murder of wife by husband - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of pistol - Pistol was recovered at the instance of accused from under the earth in courtyard - Since independent witness went hostile, recovery disbelieved by High Court - However, PW2 did not deny his signature on recovery memo nor..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Murder of wife by husband - Fire arm injury - Circumstantial evidence - Accused initially stated in FIR that three intruders entered his house in order to abduct him and they shot dead his wife - However, he has not mentioned any reason or named any on suspicion of enmity or otherwise why..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 404, 34, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(2)(v)-- Offence u/ss 302, 404, 34 IPC and S.3(2)(v) of SC/ST Act - When the offence complained are both under IPC and SC/ST Act and charges under IPC is framed after investigation is conducted by a competent police officer in accordance with provisions of Cr.P.C, offences under IPC cannot be quashed and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439(2), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 148, 149, 120B-- Cancellation of bail - Murder - Entire material was perused before grant of bail - It is not the case of either complainant or State that irrelevant considerations have been taken into account by Sessions Court while granting bail to accused - Order granting bail by Sessions Court cannot be termed..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 34, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 4-- Complaint u/ss 498-A, 406, 34 IPC and S.4 of 1961 Act - Jurisdiction of Court - Appellant living in Delhi - Place of occurrence as per FIR was Meerut - Court at the place where wife resides after leaving matrimonial home has jurisdiction to entertain a complaint u/s 498-A IPC - Case ordered to be..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 137, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(g), 120B, 377, 307, 397, 395, 302, 201, 412, Supreme Court Rules, 1966, Order 47, Rule 1- - Review - Rape case - Death sentence - General contentions against capital punishment made by petitioner, which cannot be gone into in the review petition - Each and every ground assailing course of investigation was well considered by trial Court and even in criminal appeal - Even plea of alibi..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Inflicting cruelty and torture upon deceased with regard to demand of dowry is proved on record by PW1 and PW2 - No major contradiction found in statements made by these PWs - Link between acts of accused and death of deceased is established from depositions of these PWs -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of new born female child by her own mother - Baby girl was put in incubator with an oxygen mask and child had not opened her eyes and she did not cry after birth - There was possibility of natural death - Though doctor opined in the post mortem report the cause of death asphyxia but in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 228, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Quashing of charges - Murder case - There is sufficient ground for proceeding against accused and frame charges against accused - At the stage of framing charge, Court is not required to hold an elaborate enquiry, only prima facie case is to be seen - High Court committed error in interfering with..........

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