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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape of a minor girl - Consent - Whether it is civil law or criminal law, consent of a minor is not treated as valid consent - Even when there is consent of girl below 16 years, the other partner in the sexual act is treated as criminal who has committed the offence of rape - Law leaves no choice..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376- - Rape - Of a girl aged 16 years 3 months, without her consent - Delay in lodging FIR properly explained as prosecutrix did not inform the incident immediately and waited for 2 weeks to disclose to her mother as accused had taken her photographs and recorded her talk on mobile and threatened her..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape of minor girl - Accused committed rape with 16 years old girl with her consent - Fact that prosecutrix was consenting party is not a mitigating circumstance to reduce the sentence as minor girl can be easily lured into giving consent for such an act without understanding the implications..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape of young girl aged around 16 years 3 months - Accused pleaded that since no efforts were made by prosecution to file the photographs and recorded conversation of prosecutrix with accused thus prosecutrix version cannot be relied on - If the investigating officer did not conduct the..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Merely because deceased was the third wife of accused and evidence on record shows that first wife of accused left the house of accused and second wife committed suicide, it cannot be said that accused killed his third wife - Contention of prosecution in this regards rejected...........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Deceased died due to burn injuries - Cause of fire or source of fire in the house of accused not investigated - In fact, case is not properly investigated at all as admitted by I.O himself - Doctor performing post mortem of deceased did not examine dead body with due care and caution -..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Prosecution failed to prove that accused was last seen with deceased - Accused arrested after three days of incident - It is unbelievable that he would not change his clothes and will roam around with blood stain clothes - Possibility that blood on clothes of..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Cruelty - PWs stated that accused subjected deceased to tortures after marriage of accused with deceased - But none of those witnesses stated any reason behind such tortures - Statements of PWs general in nature - Charge u/s 498-A IPC not proved - Accused acquitted u/s 498-A IPC...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 433A, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Premature release - Petitioner had already undergone his mandatory minimum sentence required under the provisions of Cr.P.C. as well as Jail Manual framed by State - Case of petitioner does not fall under heinous crime as per State Jail Manual and recommendations made by State Sentence..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 460, 380, 34-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - No eye witness of occurrence - No evidence on record that accused was either seen entering house of deceased or coming out of house - Entire case rests on recovery of some ordinary articles and of little value which no accused would have carried after committing..........

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