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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Prosecutrix, an educated lady, despite knowing the fact that accused was already married, started living with him as his second wife, and had sex with him - Held, accused cannot be said to be guilty of rape as there was no seduction - Conviction set aside - Appeal allowed...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Acquittal upheld - Death by burning - No eye witness to incident - Relations of deceased with accused not much cordial - Difficult to conclude that incident as suggested by prosecution took place where accused persons set ablaze deceased - Case based solely on two dying declarations which..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Indian Penal Code, 1860, S.302 - Murder - Dying declaration - Summoning of additional accused - A note allegedly recovered from deceased expresses mere apprehension of death - Note written by deceased does not relate to cause of his death or to any of the circumstances of transaction which..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Indian Penal Code, 1860, S.302 - Murder - Dying declaration - Summoning of additional accused - A note allegedly recovered from deceased expresses mere apprehension of death - Note written by deceased does not relate to cause of his death or to any of the circumstances of transaction which..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 4, 25-- Murder - Prosecution story full of doubts - Benefit of reasonable doubt should be given to accused - Extra judicial confession - Witnesses of extra judicial confession do not support prosecution story - No motive to commit murder - Investigation not to the point - Conviction and sentence set aside..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 258, 167(5), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 447-- Trespass - Summon case - Discharge of accused - Validity - Held, after issuance of summoning orders by Magistrate, accused could not be discharged or acquitted midway without permitting parties to lead any evidence - In summoning cases, there cannot be question of discharge as there is no such..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part I), 302-- Love affair between daughter of appellant No.1 and deceased - On night of occurrence deceased went to house of appellant No.1 to meet his beloved - Appellants along with other accused persons gave beatings to deceased with iron rod and lathi and dragged him through wooden staircase which resulted..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 364, 201-- Murder - Extra judicial confession - Death caused due to electric shock thereafter body was hanged on a tree - No explanation as to why fact of extra judicial confession was brought after three days of report by complainant himself - Moreover, confession was not voluntary but was borrowed by..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 392, 397, 411-- Robbery - Looted articles were recovered but not produced by prosecution - FIR does not discloses specific role played by two accused persons - PWs were pre-known to each other - Place of recovery is a busy road but non of independent witness supported prosecution story - Held, factum of robbery..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 420, Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 300, 482-- Cheating - Double jeopardy - Quashing of proceedings - Earlier accused was acquitted u/s 138 of N.I.Act - Subsequently complaint filed u/s 420 IPC on the basis of same facts alleged in earlier complaint - Even though offence pleaded in both the complaints are different but facts are same thus..........

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