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CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Rash and negligent driving - Merely because an accident happened and a person died, there cannot be any presumption under the law that vehicle was driven by driver in a rash and negligent manner which resulted in death - Unless and until prosecution proves by unimpeachable evidence that it was on..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A-- Rash and negligent driving - Death of a boy aged 8 years - Nothing on record to prove that accident was a result of rash and negligent act on the part of accused - All PWs stated that vehicle was being driven slowly - Moreover, as to how accident happened, has not been proved by prosecution, much..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Live-i, relationship is not outside the purview of rape - Though accused can take the defence of consent as live-i, relationship constitutes a distinct class from marriage...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 306, 201-- Cruelty - Abetment of suicide - Wife committed suicide because her husband developed extra marital affair - Accused not guilty of offence u/ss 498-A & 306 IPC as it cannot be held that mental cruelty was of such a degree that it would drive wife to commit suicide - Moreover, there is no allegation..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 201, 498A, 306-- Accused found not guilty of offence u/ss 306 and 498-A IPC - Conviction u/s 201 IPC not sustainable...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 323, 324, 307, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(2)(5), 3(1)(10)-- Voluntarily causing hurt - Attempt to murder - PWs not supported case of prosecution - Injuries found upon body of injured not proved - In the absence of independent corroborative evidence it cannot be said that prosecution proved its case beyond reasonable doubt - Benefit of doubt must be given..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - There was a bit altercation between accused and deceased and accused instantly hit the deceased on his head - Offence was not pre-planned rather it was committed on the spur of moment and ultimately claimed life of deceased - Accused committed offence with intention of causing..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II)-- Reduction of sentence - Accused had already undergone 7 years of his imprisonment - Accused has no criminal background - Sentence reduced to period already undergone by him but amount of fine and default sentence shall remain same - Appeal partly allowed...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 218-- Offence u/s 218 IPC - Primary ingredient of alleged offence is to frame incorrect record to save the person from legal punishment - However, there is no iota of evidence to show that petitioner has acted in any way to save any person from legal punishment - Charge u/s 218 IPC is totally misreading..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, 337, 357A-- Death by negligence - Electrocution - High Court reduced the sentence to 10 days without awarding any compensation - Order of High can be upheld only with modification that accused will pay compensation of Rs.2 lakhs to heirs of deceased within six month - In default, he will undergo RI for six..........

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