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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Expression "soon before" is a relative term which is required to be considered under the specific circumstances of each case and no straight jacket formula can be laid down by fixing time - Term "soon before" is synonyms with the term "immediately before"...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Death sentence - Validity - Circumstantial evidence comes to only one conclusion that appellant attempted to commit rape and because of resistance he committed murder of deceased - Appellant 21 years old at the time of occurrence - Held, possibility of reforming him cannot be ruled out -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died due to consumption of pesticide within seven years of her marriage - Sufficient material on record which shows that accused persons started demanding television and gold chain etc. after marriage - Persistent demand for dowry and continuous torture, harassment..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 432, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 161, 72, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 45, 53, 302-- Remission of sentence - Whether imprisonment for life in terms of S.53 r/w S.45 IPC meant imprisonment for rest of life of prisoner or a convict undergoing life imprisonment has a right to claim remission and whether as per principles enunciated in paras 91 to 93 of Swamy Shraddananda vs. State of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 302-- Murder or culpable homicide not amounting to murder - Proof - Lands of accused and deceased situated nearby - Sudden quarrel between parties over sharing of water - Accused persons, seven in number, assaulted deceased in heat of passion - Evidence on record shows that accused gave blows with lathi..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302-- Rape and murder - Extra judicial confession - Merely because one of witnesses to confessional statement does not support confession in its entirely, entire confession should not be brushed aside as unreliable particularly when independent witness had supported the recording of conviction -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 432, 433, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 161, 72, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Remission of sentence - Whether `appropriate Government' is permitted to exercise power of remission u/s.432/433 Cr.P.C. after parallel power has been exercised by President u/Art. 72 or Governor u/Art.161 or by Supreme Court in its Constitutional power u/Art.32? - Held, question referred to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364A, 120B-- Abduction for ransom - Criminal conspiracy - Victim identified accused in Test Identification Parade and also in Court - Victim cannot be disbelieved as such type of incident leaves in indelible impression upon the victim's mind - Accused was also identified by three PCO owners from where accused..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 142-- Rape cases - Fast Tract Courts constituted for trial of rape cases - But fast tract procedure not framed - Interim directions issued : (i) Upon receipt of information relating to the commission of offence of rape, the Investigating Officer shall make immediate steps to take the victim to any..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 432, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 161, 72, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Remission of sentence - Whether S.432(7) Cr.P.C. clearly gives primacy to executive power of Union and excludes executive power of State where power of Union is co-extensive? - Held, question referred to Constitution Bench...........

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