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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376,300-- Gang rape - Murder - FIR - Delay in lodging - Occurrence took place at about 11 P.M. - After committing rape on deceased and her subsequent death which itself took a considerable time, accused persons remained in house for some time - Thereafter, they made it sure that PW6 goes to house of PW12..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Defamation - Allegation of false averments in written statement - Complaint - Quashing of - Whether averments contained in the written statement would constitute an offence of defamation or not? - Held, this question is no more res integra - The civil suit in question has already been dismissed..........
PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Rape - Prosecutrix aged 8/10 years - Prosecutrix not examined being incompetent witness - Accused convicted on basis of other evidence - Held, it is not hard and fast rule that examination of prosecutrix is essential requirement of law and condition precedent for recording conviction against..........
PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 53,54-- Rape - Medico-legal examination of accused - Contention that consent of accused was not taken at the time of medical examination - Contention not tenable - Held, Ss.53 & 54 CrPC permits Investigating Officer to arrest accused and if he finds that some evidence could be made available from body of..........
PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 133-- Rape - Testimony of prosecutrix - Reliability - Prosecutrix is not an accomplice and as such is not under any disability to make deposition - If her testimony inspires confidence, then she alone, without corroboration, can be relied upon...........
PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape of minor - Prosecutrix aged 8/10 years - Prosecutrix recovered from possession of accused - Medical evidence affirms factum of rape upon her - Intention of accused that he had picked up prosecutrix from lawful guardianship of her parents with intention to commit illicit sexual intercourse..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Murder - Conviction - Sustainability - Dying declaration - Mandatory requirement of S.32 of the Act, 1872 not complied with - Written report lodged by deceased not to be treated as dying declaration - Moreover, PW1 who intervened during scuffle between deceased and appellant to separate the two..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 11, General Clauses Act, 1897, Section 3(42)-- Chief Educational Officer - Definition of term `Person' - Held, term `person' has been defined in S.11 IPC, and same is in pari materia with S.3(42) of the General Clause Act, 1897 - Obviously, the definition is inclusive - As per definition, the word `person' includes any company or association..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 113B-- Dowry death - Presumption as to - Held, a legal presumption is available u/s 113-B Evidence Act which is relatable to S.304-B IPC - A heavy burden lies on accused to prove his innocence - When the question is whether a person has committed the dowry death of a woman and it is shown that soon..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Defamation - Prosecution of Chief Educational Officer - Held, an artificial/juristic person cannot be prosecuted for an offence u/s 500 IPC, for such an artificial/juristic person cannot be attributed with any malicious intention because malicious intention can be attributed only to a living..........

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