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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 34-- Dowry death - Deceased committed suicide within seven years of her marriage - Suicide note of deceased reveals that she was not subjected to any cruelty or harassment with regard to demand of dowry - Even evidence on record does not show any act of harassment in relation to demand of dowry soon..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 498A-- Murder - Cruelty - Evidence on record proves that deceased was tortured and harassed by both the accused for bringing insufficient dowry - Deceased was also forced to consume poison earlier - Acts of accused falls under the ambit of `cruelty' - Depositions made by witnesses only against accused..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 511, 354-- Nature of offence - Prosecutrix stated that accused undressed her and undressed himself and tried to commit bad work with her - Accused ran away when prosecutrix screamed - Eye witness not produced as witness - Inconsistencies in the statement of prosecutrix wherein she states that she had..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354, Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Section 4-- Outraging modesty of woman - Merely on the ground that accused is not a previous convict, benefit of probation cannot be granted to accused particularly when he is not a minor and more so when he committed offence against minor girl - Moreover, accused ran away when prosecutrix screamed and PW3..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 149-- Murder - Unlawful assembly - Accused assembled with common object to threaten and prevent deceased and other persons from contesting College elections - They were armed with deadly weapons - Actions of all accused and injuries inflicted on the body of deceased substantiate the fact that they also..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 149-- Murder - When there is ample unimpeachable ocular evidence and same has received corroboration from medical evidence, no, recovery of blood stained clothes or even the murder weapon does not affect prosecution case...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 149-- Murder - Place of occurrence - Incident originally took place near cycle stand and on receiving injuries deceased ran away from the place and fell down after 10-12 steps near the building - Veracity of said distance has come forth in cross-examination of witnesses - A person may presume them to be..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(g), 302, 364, 404, 120B-- Gang rape - Death sentence - Rarest of rare case - Following circumstances cannot be called as mitigating circumstances: (i) age alone cannot be a paramount consideration as a mitigating circumstance; (ii) family background of accused also cannot be said to be a mitigating circumstance; (iii)..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(g), 302, 364, 404, 120B-- Gang rape - Death sentence - Rarest of rare case exists when an accused would be a menace or, threat to and incompatible with harmony in the society - Gruesome act of raping a victim who had reposed her trust in the accused followed by a cold-blooded and brutal murder of said victim coupled with..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 120B, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Dowry death - Death within one year of marriage under unnatural circumstances - Failure to prove demand of dowry - No evidence of harassment or cruelty for demand of dowry soon before incident - Prosecution failed to prove its case - Defence of accused appears probable and believable - Accused..........

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