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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 148, 201, 120B-- Murder - Testimony of eye witnesses - Informant not named PW1 in the complaint - Such omission is not fatal in the face of otherwise cogent and convincing evidence of PW1 corroborated by other eye witness - More so, another three eye witnesses did not support prosecution case but that does not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 148, 201, 120B-- Murder - Distance and brightness of place of incident - PW1 witnessed the incident at night from a distance of about 100 feet - Place of incident was illuminated by electric lights all around and there was sufficient light to see the assailants - It is therefore possible for PW1 to see the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 148, 201, 120B-- Murder - Weapon of offence - PW1 stated that she saw accused attacking deceased and it cannot be technically taken be stabbing or slicing - However, post mortem report of deceased states that most of wounds are deep cut wounds but same can be caused by a knife as stated by PW1 in her testimony -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 409-- Banking - Dishonestly misappropriation of shares - Accused liable to pay agreed price for shares which were not returned to Bank - Learned Special Court convicted accused u/s 409 IPC - However, settlement arrived at between parties - Appellant directed to pay decretal amount as agreed with..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 148, 201, 120B-- Murder - Merely because strands of hair in the hand of deceased did not match with any of accused except A13 who was already acquitted, does not hold much ground as it by itself cannot exonerate the accused only because the samples do not match...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 438, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 307, 302-- Anticipatory bail - Offence u/ss 498-A, 307, 302, 34 IPC - Direct allegations against petitioner/sister-i, law of deceased that she pushed the deceased inside the kitchen and thereafter in furtherance of common intention with co-accused sprinkled kerosene oil upon her body and set her on fire, as..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 120B, 34-- Offence u/ss 302, 120-B, 34 IPC - Order taking cognizance - Quashing of order - High Court committed error by quashing the order without appreciating the material placed before it in correct perspective - High Court ignored certain important facts while quashing the order taking cognizance - More..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Delayed FIR - Delay of 11 days in lodging FIR, not satisfactorily explained - Distance of police station being 2 kms from the place of occurrence - Nobody lodged police report till victim was found and victim herself lodged FIR - Delay is thus fatal to prosecution case as victim herself..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 323, 328, 342, 506-- Rape - Testimony of victim being unworthy of credence and unreliable and bundle of lies - It is difficult to accept testimony of victim on its face value - Internal medical report of victim does not corroborate prosecution version - All external injuries on body of victim can be termed to be..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, 279, Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 181-- Rash and negligent driving - Modification of quantum of sentence - Keeping in view family situation, nature of crime and in the light of principles of Reformative theory of Criminal Jurisprudence, Court reduced sentence of imprisonment from one and half year to one year - With an additional..........

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