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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Recovery of ornaments - Ornaments recovered at the instance of accused - No evidence that ornaments belonged to deceased - As regards the recovery of blood stain steel rod which was used by accused to kill deceased the same not sent to chemical examination - Held, mere recovery of some..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 313-- Murder - Appeal against conviction - Accused acquitted - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of blood stained clothes of accused examined by serologist and it found the same AB blood group as that of deceased as per report of serologist - Report of serologist not put to accused during statement u/s..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 9-- Murder - Identification parade - Allegation against accused that he was present at the residence of deceased - No identification parade of accused held - Witnesses identified accused in court after about 4-1/2 years - Held, absence of identification parade certainly casts a doubt about presence of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920, Section 5-- Murder - Appeal against conviction - Accused acquitted - Finger prints were not given by accused to I.O voluntarily, but perhaps unwittingly and in what seems to be deceitful manner - The appropriate course of action for investigating officer was to approach Magistrate for necessary orders in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Reduction of sentence - Accused served the sentence for more than 16 years without remission - Govt. directed to consider as to whether accused has satisfied the requirement of Resolution dated 11.04.2008 read with Annexure I and, if that be so, he may be set free if the period undergone..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Accused fully drunk - Plea that he had no intention to cause death - Intoxication is not a defence to a criminal charge - It can be a mitigating circumstances only when accused is not a habitual drinker, otherwise, it has to be considered as an aggravating circumstance - In the instant case..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 173(8), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Further investigation - Transfer of investigation to CBI - Permissibility - Charge-sheet has been filed and departmental action taken against erring officials - Held, matter cannot be referred to CBI for further investigation after filing of charge-sheet by State Investigating Agency -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Death of woman by pouring kerosene and set her on fire - Dying declaration - Involvement of six family members - Every body roped in for every event as such it is not possible to segregate or sever the actions of one from another - Two accused proved plea of alibi - Events show that deceased was..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 107-- Abetment - Includes instigation, conspiracy and intentional aid - Word `instigate' denotes incitement or urging to do some drastic or inadvisable action or to stimulate or incite - Presence of mens rea therefore is necessary concomitant of instigation - Word uttered in a quarrel or on spur of..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 438, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306, 147, 149-- Anticipatory bail - Abetment of suicide - False complaint made by petitioners against deceased involving his character - Deceased committed suicide as he could not bear the pressure as also dishonor heaped on him by petitioners - It will be a moot point for trial Court to determine as to whether..........

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