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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 364, 201, 34-- Honour killing - Accused convicted - Fixed term sentence - Where Court does not intend to impose death sentence because of certain factors, it may impose fixed term sentence keeping in view public concept with regard to deterrent punishment - Fixed term sentence cannot be said to be unauthorized..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 149-- Common object - Once it is established that unlawful assembly had a common object, it is not necessary that all persons forming unlawful assembly must be shown to have committed some overt act...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 235(2), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302, 392-- Death sentence - Rape and murder - Parties heard on sentence and accused sentenced to death on the same day - Merely because no separate date is fixed for hearing on sentence, it cannot be said that there is violation of S.235(2) Cr.P.C., as there is no mandate in S.235(2) Cr.P.C. to fix separate..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 427, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 364, 201, 34-- Concurrent running of sentences - Honour killing - Accused convicted and sentenced to undergo fixed term of 25 years u/ss 302, 34 IPC, and 10 years of R.I u/s 364 IPC and also sentenced to undergo R.I for 4 years u/s 201 IPC and to pay fine of Rs.2000 and in default of payment of fine to further..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 149-- Common object - Vicarious liability - For the purpose of incurring vicarious liability under the provision, liability of other members of unlawful assembly for the offence committed during continuance of occurrence, rests upon the fact whether other members knew before hand that offence actually..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302, 392, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Rape and murder - Robbery - Child witness - Death sentence can be imposed on accused on the basis of testimony of child witness aged 7 years, if statement of child witness is natural, trustworthy and without any chance of being tutored, as it cannot be taken as mitigating circumstances of case...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 143, 147, 148, 149, 323-- Murder - Unlawful assembly - Common object - Accused no.1 arrived at the scene of occurrence with nine armed men out of which three were equipped with knives and rest were equipped with sticks - Incident occurred as a result of cold blooded plan to murder deceased - Nature of injury inflicted on..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302, 392-- Rape and murder - Robbery - Death sentence - Accused committed number of crimes not only before the incident but also within two days subsequent to present crime - As regarding leaving PW2, child unharmed, it is apparent that he was on a hasty retreat from the place of incident - Merely because..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 120B, 34-- Bail - Murder - Accused is a habitual offender and several cases pending against him - Crux of the charge against accused is that he entered into an conspiracy and in furtherance thereof, had eliminated a witness in an earlier case against him - Accused was in judicial custody on the date on which..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354-- Outraging modesty of woman - Reduction of sentence - Keeping in view the mitigating factors which are old age of accused, health ailments, responsibility of looking after unmarried daughter suffering from congenital heart disease, past meritorious service and prolonged trial, cause of justice..........

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