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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Rape - Appeal against conviction - Appreciation of evidence - Prosecution failed to prove case against accused beyond reasonable doubt due to following reasons : (i) prosecutrix not examined by doctor after alleged incident; (ii) in absence of any medical examination done, prosecution not examined..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 120B, 201, 297, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - As per prosecution, father of deceased hatched conspiracy alongwith accused to kill her, but no challan was put up against him - Even, theory of conspiracy not proved against accused - There is no corroborative material produced on record by prosecution except..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 357A, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326-- Compensation - Acid attack - 16% burn injury - Victim suffered an uncivilized and heartless crime committed by accused and there is no room for leniency which can be conceived - Accused rightly convicted u/s 326 IPC and sentence of 5 years at least needs no interference - However, it is..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder of wife - Allegation against parents of husband - Presence of accused at the spot is not established or even alleged by any of PWs - A charge cannot be framed solely on a presumption that their presence is neither confirmed nor ruled out - For framing a charge, grave suspicion is required..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Allegation against parents of husband - Unnatural death occurred within 7 years of marriage - Family members of deceased categorically stated that demand for dowry was raised by not only husband but also present accused - There are averments of family members of deceased..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 420-- Compounding of offence - Cheating - Merely because offence is compoundable still discretion can be exercised by Court having regard to nature of offence - As offence in question has its own effect on society at large, no infirmity in order rejecting application for compounding - However, having..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 354, 354B, 376D, 34-- Harassment for demand of dowry - Allegation against sister of husband as well as her husband - No particulars about date, month or detail of said demand mentioned - Allegations not substantiated during investigation - Sister (Nanad) and her husband (Nandoi) discharged - Order upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307-- Attempt to murder - Stabbing a person with knife near his vital organs - In most circumstances it will lead to death of victim - Offence squarely falls u/s 307 IPC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307-- Attempt to murder - S.307 IPC is attracted, if a person causes hurt with intention or knowledge that he may cause death...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307-- Attempt to murder - If assailant acts with intention or knowledge that such action might cause death, and hurt is caused, then provision of S.307 IPC is applicable - There is no requirement for the injury to be on a `vital part' of the body - Merely causing `hurt' is sufficient to attract S.307..........

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