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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 84, 302, 307, 374 -- Unsoundness of mind - Murder - Defence of insanity - Appellant charged of throwing two boys and one girl into well, out of which one boy and a girl were dragged out but one boy could not be traced - Evidence of doctors who treated accused stated that she was suffering from mental disease known as premenstrual stress..........

KERALA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 153A -- Offence u/s 153-A IPC - Mens rea is necessary ingredient of offence u/s 153-A of the Act - It is necessary that at least two groups or communities should be involved - Merely inciting feelings of one community or group without any reference to any other community or group cannot attract provision of S.153-A IPC...........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 336 -- Offence u/ss 336 IPC - Vicarious liability - Neither in investigation nor in evidence of complainant it has come on record that Hospital or its directors were involved in larger conspiracy or that they committed the offence with requisite mens rea required for offence alleged - Impugned order of summoning and proceedings pursuant..........

CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 294 -- Obscene words - Mens rea is essential part and if any word is uttered unintentionally it cannot be said that there is intention to commit any criminal act...........

MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306 -- Abetment of suicide - To constitute commission of an offence of abetment of suicide, an element of mens rea is an essential ingredient as abetment involves a mental preparedness with an intention to instigation, provoke, insight or encourage to do an act or a thing - Besides such process of instigation etc., must have close proximity..........

UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306 -- Abetment of suicide - Order framing charge - Pointing out one's illegal act cannot be said an act of abetting to commit suicide - At the most his intention could be to blackmail deceased - No doubt, deceased was under stress - Reason was fake documents used by deceased while purchasing motorcycle - Guilty consciousness of deceased..........

MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306 -- Abetment of suicide - In order to convict a person u/s 306 IPC, there has to be clear mens rea to commit the offence - It also requires an active act or direct act, which led deceased to commit suicide seeing no option and act must have been intended to push deceased into such a position that he/she committed suicide...........

KERALA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306 -- Abetment of suicide - Positive act on part of accused to instigate or aid in committing suicide is necessary - There has to be a clear mens rea to commit offence...........

KERALA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 420 -- Cheating Essential ingredients to attract S.420 IPC are: (i) cheating; (ii) dishonest inducement to deliver property or to make, alter or destroy any valuable security or anything which is sealed or signed or is capable of being converted into a valuable security; and (iii) mens rea of accused at the time of making inducement...........

KERALA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306 -- Abetment of suicide - In order to convict person u/s 306 IPC, there has to be clear mens rea to commit offence and that there ought to be active or direct act leading deceased to commit suicide, being left with no option...........

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