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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Opinion of doctor that suicide cannot be ruled out - High Court acquitted accused by arriving at conclusion that "medical evidence does not conclusively establish that it is a case of homicidal death" and that accused is entitled to benefit of doubt - View taken by High Court a plausible..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 406, 420, 34-- Criminal breach of trust and cheating - Criminal and civil proceedings - Quashing of criminal proceedings - Prima facie no case is made out u/ss 406, 420 IPC - Dispute between parties is purely of civil nature - Initiating criminal proceedings definitely amounts to an abuse of process of Court -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 420, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Cheating - Allegation that wife, at the time of marriage, wrongly represented that she had completed her MCA but she completed MCA after marriage - It cannot be said that wife cheated husband at the time of marriage more particularly when husband lived with wife as husband and two children were..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Bail - Murder - Incident occurred in broad day light and in presence of numerous witnesses - Deceased was chased for quite a distance and she was set on fire after drenching her with petrol - Several eye witnesses have been cited by prosecution and they all reside near to house of accused - Fear..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 366-- Kidnapping - Conviction - Parties subsequently compromised - Complainant married to another person and they are living happily and they have no complaint against accused - Sentence of accused thus, modified to the period already undergone by him - However, accused shall pay a fine of Rs.2 lakhs...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry Death - Cruelty - Demand of motorcycle stands disproved by fact that said demand was six months prior to death of deceased - Demand of dowry soon before death of deceased was not established - Deceased committed suicide by pouring kerosene oil upon herself - Offence u/ss 498-A, 304-B IPC not..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 420, 406, 447-- Quashing of FIR - Cheating - Allegations contained in FIR constitute prima facie offence against petitioner - Whether dispute between parties is of civil nature or not can only be ascertained after parties lead evidence - Investigation into allegations levelled in FIR already completed and police..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Cruelty and abetment of suicide - Suicide within four months of marriage - Husband having illicit relation with another woman - Husband's illicit relation with another woman definitely created psychological imbalance to the deceased which led her to take the extreme step of committing suicide -..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Sole testimony of prosecutrix - Conviction can be founded on sole testimony of prosecutrix, unless there are compelling reasons for seeking corroboration - Corroboration as a condition for judicial reliance on testimony of prosecutrix is not a requirement of law but a guidance of prudence..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 506-- Rape of widow - Prosecutrix reported the matter after more than 1 month of incident - Testimonies of PWs are vague and hearsay - No explanation given by prosecutrix as to why she did not disclose the matter to anyone even to her close relatives - Defence of threat as put by prosecutrix is totally..........

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