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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 395, 396, 397, 398, 307, 376(2)(g), 34-- Murder of five persons, robbery and rape of one lady - Recovery of white metal silver chain - No stolen property found or recovered from any of accused except broken white metal chain, though prosecution alleged that many things were stolen - Recovery of white metal silver chain without any..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302-- Rape and murder - PWs consistently and cogently deposed about seeing victim last with accused and about accused running away from the spot immediately after the incident - No explanation much less any plausible explanation is forthcoming from accused as to when he parted with company of victim -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302-- Rape and murder - Death sentence - Accused had no criminal history and he was a B.Sc. student at the time of incident - Aggravating circumstance is that accused took advantage of his position in victim's family for committing offences of rape and murder, in as much as family of victim had trusted..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f), 201, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 5(i), 5(m), 5(r), 6, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Rape and murder of minor girl aged 7-1/2 years - Death penalty - Rarest of rare case - Offence committed by accused though brutal and grave but does not warrant death sentence - As, accused is not a previous convict or professional killer - Even, at the time of commission of offence he was 19..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f), 201, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 5(i), 5(m), 5(r), 6, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Rape and murder of minor girl aged 7-1/2 years - Appreciation of evidence - As per evidence on record, accused was last seen together with victim as accused gave 1 rupee coin to victim and told one of the witness who was with victim to go away, thereafter dead body of victim was found near house..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302, 201-- Rape and murder of 9 years old girl - Death sentence - Accused dragged girl aged 9 years into a sugarcane field, raped her and dumped her in a well - Cause of death according to medical evidence was signs of recent sexual intercourse with death due to drowning - Manner of commission of crime is..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f), 377, 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 114(g)-- Rape and murder of 3 year old girl - Reduction of sentence - Court did not take into consideration the probability of reformation, rehabilitation and social re-integration of accused into society - Even, no material or evidence was placed before the Courts to arrive at any conclusion in this..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f), 377, 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Rape and murder of 3 year old girl - Death sentence - Based on circumstantial evidence - Ordinarily, it would not be advisable to award capital punishment in a case of circumstantial evidence - But there is no hard and fast rule that death sentence should not be awarded in a case of circumstantial..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f), 377, 302-- Rape and murder of 3 year old girl - Death sentence - Sentence of death should be awarded only in the rarest of rare cases, only if an alternative option is unquestionably foreclosed and only after full consideration of all factors keeping in mind that a sentence of death is irrevocable and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f), 302, 342-- Rape and murder - Death sentence - Rarest of rare case - Deceased was last seen in the company of accused - Dead body of deceased found in the house of accused - Medical evidence corroborated the prosecution version - Prosecution proved its case - Accused rightly convicted - However, case does not..........

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