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PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 342, 323, 506, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177-- Demand of dowry - Jurisdiction - Accused residents of place `J' and marriage was solemnized at place `J' - Allegation in FIR that demand and acceptance of dowry was at place `B' - Held, Court at place `B' has jurisdiction...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Demand of dowry - No medical certificate or report on record with regard to injuries alleged to have been caused by accused upon beating victim - Multiple material contradictions in statements of complainant and victim - Prosecution failed to prove its case - Accused rightly acquitted...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 436, 429, 323, 506-- Offence u/ss 436, 429, 323, 506 IPC - Reduction of sentence - Occurrence was of year 2000 and subsequent to incident Rs.9 lakhs paid to complainant party - Accused already undergone imprisonment of about 3 years - Sentence of imprisonment of 7 years reduced to period of 5 years...........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, 323, 354, 147, 148, 149, 504, 506, 34-- Bail - Claiming on parity basis - Offence u/ss 302, 307, 323, 354, 147, 148, 149, 504, 506, 34 IPC - Role of applicants identical to co-accused, who already granted bail - No specific role assigned to applicants - Applicants thus, entitled to be enlarged on bail on same terms and conditions as..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, 452, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Cruelty - Quashing of proceedings - Complaint inspired by malice and version contained therein full of high improbabilities - Continuation of proceedings on that basis is likely to result in abuse of process of Court - Entire proceedings of complaint in question quashed...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, 452, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Cruelty - Quashing of proceedings - Allegation against family members of husband - Applicants not lived with complainant - Husband of complainant not made accused - Change of version between version given in police station and version given out in complaint is indicative about improvised nature of..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 325, 341, 323, 294, 448, 506, 354-- Offence u/ss 325, 341, 323, 294, 448, 506, 354 IPC - Order taking cognizance - No prima facie evidence on record to show that A-1 voluntarily caused any grievous hurt to complainant as designated u/s 320 IPC - Basic ingredients of S.325 IPC thus, not attracted - However, there is prima facie..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406, 294(b), 323, 506(i)-- Offence u/ss 498-A, 406, 294(b), 323, 506(i) IPC - Quashing of FIR - There is no whisper about demand of any dowry or valuable security in complaint - Petitioner and complainant were living together only for about 4 months - Most of allegations in complaint pertains to certain averments that took..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, Section 12, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354B, 323, 324, 506, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 8-- Bail - Outraging modesty of woman - FIR only speaks about touching and holding prosecutrix's hand and that of her sister which though by no means a conduct that can be approved, would not fall within mischief of S.354-B IPC - Even earlier incident of touching of prosecutrix in some intimate part..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 186, 332, 353, 120B, 504, 342, 506-- Bail - Offence u/ss 186, 332, 353, 120-B, 504, 342, 506 Part II, 323, 34 IPC - Out of offences made out against petitioner only Ss.332, 353 IPC are no, bailable and punishable for a sentence upto three years and two years imprisonment respectively - No custodial interrogation of petitioner is..........

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