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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - Incident was neither pre-mediated nor re-planned, nor accused had taken any undue advantage or acted in a cruel or an unusual manner - No previous enmity between parties - Incident occurred in the dark and dim light - None of two eye witnesses deposed that accused had fired at..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138(c)-- Dishonour of cheque - Pre-mature complaint - Filed before expiry of 15 days from the date of receipt of notice - Complaint cannot be entertained, as drawer/accused cannot be said to have committed any offence till then - However, it is open to payee or holder to file fresh complaint within a month..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 427-- Concurrent running of sentences - Discretion of Court - However, such discretion be exercised by Court on sound judicial principles and not in a mechanical manner - Whether or not discretion is to be exercised in directing sentences to run concurrently would depend upon nature of offence/offences..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 427, Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 22, 27(b)(ii), Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, Section 28-- Concurrent running of sentences - Offence u/ss 22, 27(b)(ii) of NDPS Act and S.28 of D&C Act - Accused was earlier convicted u/s 22 of NDPS Act and subsequently convicted u/s 27(b)(ii) NDPS Act and S.28 of D&C Act - Considering the nature of offences for which accused was convicted, it is..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, 482, Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Act, 2015, Section 15-- Cow slaughter - Cognizable offence and no, bailable offence - Police refused to register FIR - Writ u/s 482 Cr.P.C. is not maintainable - Aggrieved person can approach Superintendent of Police u/s 154(3) Cr.P.C. by application in writing - In case, no satisfactory result come, aggrieved person can..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 389, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 313, 365, 344, 120B-- Suspension of sentence during pendency of appeal against conviction - Offence u/ss 313, 365, 344, 120-B IPC - Applicant prayed for stay of order of conviction as she intends to contest the elections in State of Punjab - However, involvement of applicant in serious offence being public servant,..........
TRIPURA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 360, Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Section 4, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 489C-- Probation - Offence u/s 489-C IPC - Benefit of probation cannot be granted for offence u/s 489-C IPC...........
TRIPURA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 489C-- Reduction of sentence - Offence u/s 489-C IPC - Accused convicted and sentenced for R.I. of 5 years and to pay fine of Rs.50,000/- and in default to suffer R.I. 6 months - Awarding fine of Rs.50,000/- is excessive and harsh as accused is sole bread earner of his family, therefore, amount of fine..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 279, 304A-- Rash and negligent driving - Conviction - Compromise - Death of a young boy - A serious offence - However, in view of compromise by aggrieved family with accused sentence reduced to period of imprisonment already undergone subject to payment of fine imposed of Rs.5,000/-...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 120B, 34-- Bail - Murder - Complicity of petitioner based on circumstantial evidence - Evidence collected against petitioner is a confessional statement made by co-accused - Admissibility of such confessional statement in evidence would be yet another issue - Offence if at all made out is a moot question -..........

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