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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Delay in lodging FIR - Delay fully explained from the circumstances and the evidence - Even otherwise evidence of prosecutrix found to be cogent, convincing and trustworthy - Delay if any, paled into insignificance...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 228A, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Name of victim - Should not be mentioned in the judgment...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - The offence of rape in its simplest term is `the ravishment of a woman, without her consent, by force, fear or fraud' or as `the carnal knowledge of a woman by force against her will' - `Carnal knowledge' means the penetration to the slightest degree of the organ alleged to have been..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 354-- Rape or outraging modesty of a woman - Prosecutrix a married lady - Prosecutrix not stating specifically about the act - Prosecutrix loosely described as 'fondling' - Offence of outraging modesty is made out and not of rape...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Injuries - Held, that injury is not a sine qua non for deciding whether rape has been committed - But it has to be decided on the factual matrix of each case - Where allegation is of rape by many persons and several times but no injury is noticed then it is certainly an important factor -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Contradictions in testimony of prosecutrix - In her earlier statement prosecutrix stated that it was co-accused A who first committed the rape on her - In cross examination she stated that it was accused B who had first committed the rape - Prosecutrix stated that she was four months..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Prosecutrix a married lady - Prosecution allegation that prosecutrix was in her room with door open and light burning when accused entered the room at 10.30 P.M. committed rape - Her in-laws were sleeping on ground floor - FIR lodged after delay of 15 hours - Nobody was informed about the incident..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 366-- Rape and murder - Death sentence - Guidelines - (i) The extreme penalty of death need not be inflicted except in gravest cases of extreme culpability; (ii) Before opting for the death penalty the circumstances of the `offender' also require to be taken into consideration along with the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 366-- Rape and murder - Death sentence - Guidelines - Death sentence can be awarded when the collective conscience of the community is so shocked when it will expect the holders of the judicial power centre to inflict death penalty - The community may entertain such sentiment in the following..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 376, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 366-- Rape and murder - Death sentence - Death sentence can be awarded even in a case of circumstantial evidence...........

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