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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 354, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 137, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Reduction of sentence - Principle of parity - Uphaar Cinema Tragedy - In the instant case, appellants, licensee and person actually running cinema and all are equally responsible for tragedy - However, sentence of licensee reduced to period already undergone by considering his age related ailments..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 63-- Sentence of fine - S.63 IPC does not prescribe any limit but sentence should not be excessive with regard to gravity of offence...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 148, 149, 307-- Murder - Unlawful assembly - Common object - Six accused persons come to the place of occurrence armed with deadly weapons and fired at deceased - Common object to kill deceased is proved on record - Since there is clinching evidence on record to prove common objective, separate roles played by..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 97-- Right of private defence - Mere reasonable apprehension is enough to put the right of self defence into operation and it is not necessary that there should be an actual commission of offence in order to give rise to right of private defence - It is enough if accused apprehended that such an..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304-- Nature of offence - Right of private defence - Accused reasonably apprehended danger to his life when deceased `S' and his brothers started strangulating him after pushing him to floor - Shooting took place in a sudden fight in a heat of passion - Though accused exceeded his power of self defence..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 336, 148, 149, 506II-- Murder - Unlawful assembly - Common object - Enmity between two rival political groups - Prosecution evidence not sufficient to conclude that any conspiracy was hatched by accused with common object to cause death of deceased - No deadly weapons were carried by accused - At the most accused wanted..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Accused and his father firing at deceased `K' - It is difficult to say with certainty that shots which hit deceased `K' were fired by accused - Benefit of doubt must be given to accused - Accused not guilty of murder of deceased `K'...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - There was no preconceived common object of eliminating the members of complainant family and group - In the scuffle that took place between parties, one blow came to be inflicted on the head of deceased, which proved fatal - However, this by itself cannot be reason to conclude..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 34-- Common intention - Merely because two accused were armed, it cannot be said that they both are responsible of murder of deceased - Accused killed the deceased in exercise of his right of private defence - Co-accused may or may not have acted out of desire to protect accused - He did not share same..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 149-- Murder - Common object to murder cannot be inferred only on the basis that weapons carried by accused were dangerous...........

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