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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder case - Prosecution case resting on circumstantial evidence - Accused person husband and his mother and sisters - Relations between accused and deceased wife strained - Conviction upheld on the basis of following circumstances : (1) Independent witnesses stated that due to inability of the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Suicide within a year of marriage - Three suicide notes written by deceased shortly before her death that she was harassed and demands of dowry, cash and other articles was made right from the beginning of the marriage and that she was feeling frustrated as she was not in a position..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304I, 302-- Accused and deceased were neighbours and drinking companions - Accused had quarrel with his father where deceased intervened - This annoyed the accused who gave one stab injury with knife to the deceased - Held, it cannot be said with certainty that the accused intended to cause the very injury..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 84-- Mentally insane - For claiming the benefit of defence of insanity appellant has to prove that his cognitive faculties were so impaired, at that time when the crime was committed, as not to know the nature of act - The crucial point of time is the time when the offence is committed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326-- Policeman chopping off penis of a man in premises of police station - Held, policemen who commits criminal acts deserve harsher punishment than other persons who commit such acts because it is the duty of policemen to protect the people, and not to break the law themselves...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 415-- Cheating - Deception is a necessary ingredient for the offences of cheating - Deception by accused of the person deceived must be fraudulent or dishonest - Such deception must induce the person deceived to: either (a) deliver property to any person; or (b) consent that any person shall retain any..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 415, 420, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Offence by company - Mens rea - Company inviting investment in shares from prospective investors to float a product by giving rosy picture of the product - Petitioner and others invested 500 crore - Product proved a failure and company going into liquidation - Complaint against the company for..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 415, 420-- Misleading statements which withhold the vital facts for intentionally inducing a person to do or to omit to do something would amount to deception - In case it is found that misleading statement has wrongfully caused damage to the person deceived it would amount to cheating...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 415, 420-- Company - Mens rea - Company can be prosecuted for commission of criminal offence - A corporation would be liable for crimes of intent - A corporation is virtually in the same position as any individual and may be convicted of common law as well as statutory offences including those requiring mens..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 415-- Cheating - Deception is a necessary ingredient for the offences of cheating - There must be no dishonest concealment of facts - Non disclosure of relevant information would also be treated as a mis-representation of facts leading to deception...........

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