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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Murder - Gunshot injury - Accused armed with a country made pistol arrived at shop of deceased and entered into an altercation and after heated exchange between them, accused fired the shot on the vital part of body of deceased which proved to be fatal - He was thus, an aggressor - Accused arrived..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of order - Order taking cognizance of offence - Petitioners contended that since summoning order was not passed, therefore, there cannot be a direction to petitioners to appear before CJM concerned - However, Magistrate after satisfying itself not passed summoning order on the pretext..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 201-- Causing disappearance of evidence - Dowry death case - Allegation that dead body of deceased was thrown by accused in the canal - However, there is no witness who has seen dead body of deceased being thrown by accused in canal - Offence u/s 201 IPC not made out against accused - Accused acquitted...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 506, 427, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Offence u/ss 506, 427 IPC - Quashing of charge sheet - Entire criminal prosecution inspired by express mala fide - Version in criminal prosecution is full of high improbabilities - Continuation of criminal proceedings on that basis likely to result in abuse of Court's process - Entire proceedings..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 325, 323-- Offence u/ss 325, 323 IPC - Quantum of sentence - Victim sustained grievous injury on a vital portion of body i.e the head, which was fractured - Doctor opined that injury was life threatening - High Court was too lenient in imposing sentence of six days only which was period already undergone by..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - Occurrence took place in the heat of moment and assault was made without premeditation at the spur of time - Genesis of occurrence was loud playing of a tape recorder in the house of deceased objected to by accused - Verbal argument ensued between parties and accused rushed..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 235-- Quantum of sentence - In proportionality analysis, it is necessary to assess seriousness of an offence in order to determine commensurate punishment for offender - Seriousness of an offence depends, apart from other things, also upon its harmfulness...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 19(1)-- Offence u/s 19(1) of the Act - Provision u/s 19(1) of the Act put a legal obligation on a person to inform relevant authorities, inter alia, when he/she has knowledge that an offence under the Act had been committed - Expression used is knowledge which means that some information received by such..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 19(1)-- Offence u/s 19(1) of the Act - Appellants are doctors who conducted delivery of rape victim - Victim was in her advance stage of pregnancy and immediately went to labour - Appellants had no knowledge of rape committed upon victim and fact that she was minor at the time of rape, as she was 18 years..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 34, 201-- Dowry death - Framing of charges - Death of deceased caused by ailments as she was suffering from severe jaundice and Hepatic failure - Death not caused due to any burns or bodily injuries and not caused otherwise than under normal circumstances - More so, family members of deceased were present..........

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