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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Death sentence - Delay of 5 years in deciding mercy petition - Inordinate and unexplained delay in deciding mercy petition - Mercy petition is the last hope of a person on death row - Petitioner has now been behind the bars for almost about 14 years - Regardless of brutal nature of crime,..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 447, 427, 511, 506, 148, 149-- Summoning of additional accused - Offence u/ss 447, 427, 511, 506, 148, 149 IPC - Property dispute - Allegation that complainant forcibly dispossessed from shop in question - However, possession of petitioners over shop in question already declared by civil Court - No prima facie case to summon..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Deceased committed suicide by consuming Vasmol Hair Oil - Illicit relations between deceased and accused leading to pregnancy of deceased - Accused refused to marry her and blaming her character for pregnancy and scolded to die - Post mortem report shows that deceased was..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 302, 34-- Kidnapping and murder - Death sentence - Accused was 22 years old at the time of commission of crime - He spent 18 years in jail and his conduct is good - Accused tried to join the society and also completed his graduation from jail - More so, from the poems written by accused in jail, it appears..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II)-- Offence u/s 304(Part II) IPC - Reduction of sentence by High Court - Justifiability - Merely because incident happened in the spur of moment is not a factor in awarding just a symbolic punishment, as it is the basic reason for accused having been convicted u/s 304(Part II) IPC though he was..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II)-- Offence u/s 304(Part II) IPC - Reduction of sentence by High Court - Justifiability - Accused killed his own father - Trial Court while awarding punishment of 3 years R.I itself been leaning towards leniency, in view of fact that accused was 26 years of age at the time of incident - High Court..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 279, 304A, 337-- Rash and negligent driving - Accident - Injured witnesses uniformly stated that accident occurred due to rash and negligent driving of offending vehicle driven by accused resulting in death of four persons apart from injuries to three - Identity of accused being driver of offending vehicle proved..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 279, 304A, 337-- Rash and negligent driving - Fatal accident - Reduction of sentence - Rash and negligent driving by accused proved on record which resulted in death of four persons apart from injuries to three - Yet trial Court awarded sentence only of 4 months imprisonment on each count of offence u/s 304-A IPC..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 506, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, 27-- Murder - Death sentence - High Court while affirming conviction and sentence as awarded by trial Court, not dealt with issue as to whether conviction recorded by trial Court was justified or not - High Court was sitting as a Court of first appeal, therefore required to revisit entire evidence and..........
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...........

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