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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(1)(d), 13(2), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 120B-- Discharge - Conspiracy conferring undue advantage upon owners of land - Four agreements to sell - Agreement unilateral as they did not bear the signature of appellants and such agreements recovered from the vendors themselves - Mere execution of such agreements cannot be considered as a relevant..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Three sisters of husband - All married and living independently in different places - No clear allegations levelled against any of the sisters - No material relating to harassment - Proceedings against sisters quashed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 323, 34-- Murder - Dying declaration - Evidence of PW7, who recorded the statement of deceased is trustworthy and accepted by Courts below, as deceased was found to be mentally fit to give his statement regarding occurrence - Dying declaration, held, reliable - Conviction of accused is not only based on..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 324, 353, 379, 411, 34-- Offence u/ss 304 Part-II, 324, 353, 379, 411, 34 IPC - Identification of accused - Accused persons identified in Court for the first time after a gap of more than 2 years from the date of incident - Incident occurred in the night, at a place with improper lighting - Accused persons not known to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 324, 353, 379, 411, 34-- Offence u/ss 304 Part-II, 324, 353, 379, 411, 34 IPC - Delay of 8 days by investigating agency to make arrest of all accused - Plea that accused were absconding, rejected, as if they were really absconding then they should remain absconding - Arrest of accused from home casts a shadow of doubt on..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 324, 353, 379, 411, 34-- Offence u/ss 304 Part-II, 324, 353, 379, 411, 34 IPC - Material contradictions in the prosecution story - Accused acquitted viz. : (i) FIR lodged against four unknown persons, despite the fact that complainant knew the name of one of accused; (ii) Forest officers including driver of jeep ten in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304-- Part-I - Nature of offence - Deceased died due to gunshot injury inflicted by accused - Intention on the part of accused in causing bodily injury was likely to cause death - It cannot be believed that accused did not know about the likelihood of causing death, though, he may not know as to whom he..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part I)-- Offence u/s 304(Part I) IPC - Evidence of eye witnesses - Eye witnesses consistently stated that accused fired at deceased with `country made pistol' which he was carrying in his hand - Nothing substantial was elicited from eye witnesses to discredit their testimony - In the context of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 398, 401-- Offence u/s 398, 401 IPC - Quantum of sentence - High Court found both the accused were armed with deadly weapons and that record showed that they had other pending cases registered against them - High Court thus did not differ from the view taken by trial Court - Though sentence u/s 401 IPC can..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 300-- Clause Third - Murder - Sufficiency of injury - Sufficiency is the high probability of death in the ordinary course of nature - When sufficiency exists and death follows, causing of such injury is intended and causing of such offence is murder - For ascertaining the sufficiency of injury,..........

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