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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 - Reduction of sentence - Accused pleaded that he is married and even prosecutrix is also married and having a child therefore, he should be leniently treated - Plea rejected as it is not a case where accused married with prosecutrix - Merely because accused and prosecutrix..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376- - Rape - Consent of prosecutrix - Presumption - Once prosecutrix states in her evidence that she did not consent to the act of sexual intercourse by accused on her and was committed against her will and accused failed to adduce any defence evidence on this issue then presumption u/s 114-A of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 11-- Murder - Death by burning - Plea of alibi - Father of deceased categorically stated that accused was present at the time of occurrence - Nothing elicited in his cross examination - Medical evidence proves that death was not accidental - On the other hand DW1 does not inspire confidence regarding..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 366, 376-- Kidnapping and rape - Prosecutrix was missing from home but FIR was lodged almost after expiry of 11 days - No explanation offered for such delay - Recovery of prosecutrix by his brother and friends also creates a cloud of suspicion as the person who informed brother of prosecutrix that his sister..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Murder - Oral dying declaration - 100% burn injuries - Plea of false implication - PW3 daughter of deceased who witnessed the occurrence has informed PW1, brother of deceased who immediately rushed towards the house of deceased and she told him that her husband poured kerosene on her - Oral dying..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Reduction of sentence - Accused was young in age and being a first offender prayed for some leniency in sentence - No lenient view can be taken in awarding sentence on the ground that accused was young and first offender - Moreover, accused should feel fortunate that he was already awarded..........
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...........

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