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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-- Offence u/ss 304 Part-I, 147, 148, 149 IPC - Reduction of sentence - Incident occurred in the year 1982 and as on date, more than three decades have passed - Accused do not have any criminal background - Even deceased and accused descend from a common ancestor - Sentence reduced from 10 years R.I..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Section 4-- Benefit of probation - Court before exercising power u/s 4 of the Act, has to keep in view the nature of offence and conditions incorporated u/s 4 of the Act...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Section 4-- Offence u/ss 498-A, 323 IPC - Benefit of probation - There is no minimum sentence prescribed u/ss 498-A, 323 IPC, thus provisions of P.O. Act applies to the same...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Delayed FIR - Murder case - Offence committed at around 4-5 p.m - Registration of FIR at police station between 7.30 to 8.00 p.m. - No reason to draw adverse inference, particularly when after occurrence, deceased was taken to nearby nursing home where he was declared dead and body remained there..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 141-- Dishonour of cheque - Offence by company - S.141 has application only if company has committed an offence u/s 138 of the Act...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, 141-- Dishonour of cheque - Company - Cheque issued in discharge of personal liability of petitioner - Transaction alleged in the complaint is a transaction with the petitioner personally - Signatory of cheque is petitioner himself - Company concerned has no role to play in the transaction - Merely..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Reduction of sentence - Trial Court awarded R.I for 3 years u/s 417 IPC and 10 years u/s 376 IPC to run concurrently - Since, conviction u/s 417 IPC is set aside, it would be fair to reduce the sentence for offence u/s 376 IPC to a period of 7 years - Amount of fine however, remains..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - Accused assaulted his sister in the heat of passion upon certain quarrel and without acting in a cruel or unusual manner - He was unarmed at the relevant time and picked up something which was lying there and handy - Sole eye witness of crime stated that accused had no..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 340-- Two pre-conditions for initiating proceedings u/s 340 Cr.P.C. are: (i) materials produced before Court must make out a prima facie case for a complaint for the purpose of inquiry into an offence u/s 195(1)(b)(i) Cr.P.C.; (ii) It is expedient in the interests of justice that an inquiry should be..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 452, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Release of case property - Offence u/s 302, 201 IPC - Release of property cannot be declined merely on the ground of pendency of appeal against conviction, particularly when no other person except accused has ever claimed the case property - Case property ordered to be released in favour of..........

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