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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 147, 148, 149, 201, 120B, Arms Act, 1959, Section 30-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Place of incident - In every case of gun firing, it is not required that each and every bullet should hit the target - There may be attempts by deceased or the victim to save himself from raining bullets, and in which case, bullets may not hit the target - Merely..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 147, 148, 149, 201, 120B, Arms Act, 1959, Section 30-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Evidence on record is trustworthy and consistent, and there is only one view, which points to the guilt of accused - There are minor discrepancies in the evidence of witnesses but such minor discrepancies should not come in the way of other strong circumstantial..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Cruelty - Suicide - General type of allegations - Accused cannot be held guilty simply on the ground that there must be something wrong, otherwise, there was no reason for deceased to commit suicide - A person cannot be convicted merely on the basis of inferences and presumptions...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Cruelty - Deceased committed suicide due to harassment on account of demand of dowry by her husband and mother-i, law - Husband of deceased died during pendency of appeal - Allegation against mother-i, law is that she used to give beatings to deceased and harassed her - However, no specific..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape of a minor girl - Consent - Whether it is civil law or criminal law, consent of a minor is not treated as valid consent - Even when there is consent of girl below 16 years, the other partner in the sexual act is treated as criminal who has committed the offence of rape - Law leaves no choice..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape of minor girl - Accused committed rape with 16 years old girl with her consent - Fact that prosecutrix was consenting party is not a mitigating circumstance to reduce the sentence as minor girl can be easily lured into giving consent for such an act without understanding the implications..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376- - Rape - Of a girl aged 16 years 3 months, without her consent - Delay in lodging FIR properly explained as prosecutrix did not inform the incident immediately and waited for 2 weeks to disclose to her mother as accused had taken her photographs and recorded her talk on mobile and threatened her..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape of young girl aged around 16 years 3 months - Accused pleaded that since no efforts were made by prosecution to file the photographs and recorded conversation of prosecutrix with accused thus prosecutrix version cannot be relied on - If the investigating officer did not conduct the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape of a minor girl - Reduction of sentence - Accused pleaded that he is married and even prosecutrix is also married and having a child therefore, he should be leniently treated - Plea rejected as it is not a case where accused married with prosecutrix - Merely because accused and prosecutrix..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376- - Rape - Consent of prosecutrix - Presumption - Once prosecutrix states in her evidence that she did not consent to the act of sexual intercourse by accused on her and was committed against her will and accused failed to adduce any defence evidence on this issue then presumption u/s 114-A of..........

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