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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307 -- Attempt to murder - Accused allegedly fired at injured which struck right side of his chest - Injury report shows that injury was dangerous to life - Keeping in view the situs of injury, severity of blow and requisite mens rea to cause murder, conviction of accused u/s 307 IPC is unassailable - Accused rightly convicted...........

TRIPURA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 409, Criminal breach of trust -- Criminal breach of trust - Mens rea is an essential ingredient to prove charge u/s 409 IPC...........

KERALA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 489B, 489C -- Counterfeit currency note - Mere possession of currency notes in the absence of requisite mens rea, is not sufficient to make out case u/ss 489-B, 489-C IPC...........

UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 107 -- Abetment of suicide - To constitute an offence u/s 306 IPC, prosecution must allege that wife was subjected to cruelty with clear cut mens rea to drive wife to commit suicide - Routine quarrel between husband and wife without there being any mens rea to commit suicide would not amount to abetment as defined u/s 107 IPC...........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 420, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482 -- Dishonour of cheque - Cheating - Quashing of FIR - Allegations in FIR clearly refer malafide intention on part of petitioner - Even, when he was fully aware that he has closed his account, then why he has issued cheque - Hence, mens rea was..........

GUJARAT HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 227, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304 -- Discharge - Offence u/s 304(Part I)PC - Rash and negligent driving - Vehicle in question was driven so speedily, rashly and negligently that accused could not stop it upto 85 ft. even after application of brake, which resulted into death of 8 persons - It cannot be said that in all such..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Information Technology Act, 2000, Section 66A -- Sending offensive messages through electronic media - S.66-A of Act struck down in its entirety on following grounds: (i) It is violative of Art.19(1)(a) of Constitution and not saved U/Art.19(2) of Constitution; (ii) It is arbitrary, excessively and disproportionately invades the right of free speech guaranteed u/art 19 of..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 202, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 409, 420, 467, 471, 120B -- Issue of process - Offence u/ss 409, 420, 467, 471 & 120-B IPC - Magistrate instead of directing investigation u/s 156(3) Cr.P.C, proceeded u/s 202 Cr.P.C. - Accused alleged to have forged partnership - Case has been held to be primarily of civil nature - Whether it..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 67 -- Pilfering 10 kgs of heroine from Malkhana - Confession - Statement of accused recorded during an inquiry has to be read alongwith S.35A of NDPS Act as sufficient to enable the prosecution to prove culpability of accused without having to prove mens rea which is even otherwise writ large on the statement..........

RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2015
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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 or direct act which led the deceased to commit suicide seeing no option and that act must have been intended to push the deceased into such a position that he committed suicide...........

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