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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 494, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320-- Bigamy - Offence u/s 494 is compoundable - Respondent had two children from second wife and appellant also remarried and begotten a son - Appellant would have no objection to compounding of offence u/s 494 IPC in terms of S.320 Cr.P.C. - However, respondent directed to pay a sum of Rs.5 lakhs as..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 420, 120B, Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(1)(d), 13(2), Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 2(d)-- Cheating - FIR registered by Inspector of Police attached to Lokayukta Police Station on the basis of facts published in the newspaper - An inspector of police who is on deputation to Lokayukta has got every power u/s 2(d) Cr.P.C. to act suo-moto and take cognizance of offence alleged to be..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Joint account of `Either or Survivor' - It is drawer of the cheque who is liable - Joint account holder, who has neither signed nor issued the cheque in question, is not liable for the offence u/s 138 of the Act...........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 6, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 506-- Bail - Special Court has been singularly vested with all powers to try an offence under POCSO Act and to entertain and consider application for bail filed by accused and to deal with any incidental matter thereto including the power of detention and remand of accused - Magistrate has thus no..........
HYDERABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 42A, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 20-- Accused charged under both the enactments i.e POSCO Act and SC/ST Act - Appropriate Court to try the offence - Court designated u/s 28 of POSCO Act, as POSCO Act being beneficial to all and later in point of time would prevail over SC/ST Act - POSCO Act introduced no, obstante clause giving an..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part I)-- Nature of offence - Deceased died due to single blow inflicted on his head by iron pipe - Blow not repeated - Occurrence took place between two brothers - There was no immediate reason for accused to cause injury - Witnesses suppressed the material facts - Conviction of accused altered from S.302..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 438, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306-- Anticipatory bail - Offence u/ss 498-A, 306 - Petitioner a female accused - There is special provision to a female even in heinous criminal offence punishable with death or imprisonment for life - In view of the fact that petitioner has two minor children and parents to support, it is expedient in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Death due to electric shock - Deceased a maid died due to electric shock in the washing machine while working in the house of accused - Electric Inspector report that there was no defect in the working of washing machine - No offence u/s 304-A IPC is made out against accused - Accused liable to..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - When account maintained by accused is closed after issuing cheque, it amounts to offence u/s 138 of the Act...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 228-- Framing of charge - When grave charge is framed against accused, he can be punished for the offence of lesser charge in place of grave charge, if proved...........

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