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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 149-- Unlawful assembly - Common object - Merely for the reason that 27 accused acquitted out of 30 as charge against them not proved beyond reasonable doubt, it cannot be said that persons who committed the crime were only three in number or that assembly was of three persons only - Evidence on record..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Prosecution proved charge of murder against the accused on basis of incriminating circumstances but failed to prove the motive - Conviction upheld...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 377-- Murder - Unnatural offence - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen evidence - Deceased died due to incised wound on the neck and cutting of wind pipe and blood vessels - Medical evidence proved cause of death and also proved that some unnatural act being committed to deceased before his death -..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Reduction of sentence - There is no convincing/persuasive reason or ground to alter the sentence awarded to accused, husband of deceased - However, sentence awarded to other accused persons, brother-i, law and sister-i, law of deceased, is accordingly reduced from life..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 197, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 420, 468, 477A-- Sanction for prosecution - Offence u/ss 420, 468 & 477 IPC - Alleged indulgence of officers in cheating, fabrication of records or misappropriation cannot be said to be in discharge of their official duty - Their official duty is not to fabricate records or permit evasion of payment of duty and..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Dying declaration - Accused committed murder of his second wife by pouring kerosene oil on her - Two dying declarations of deceased as well as original testimony of daughter of deceased (PW2) found to be true and correct version of entire occurrence - It is not a case of suicide or..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 197, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 188, 166-- Sanction for prosecution - Dereliction of duty by not registering the FIR in time on the basis of complaints forwarded by Court u/s 156(3) Cr.P.C. - Order taking cognizance is illegal in absence of prior prosecution sanction...........
HYDERABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4-- Cruelty - Dowry demand - Quashing of proceedings - Married sister, A3 of husband - No specific instances of harassment and cruelty - Omnibus allegations - Married sister A3 residing in USA - Continuation of proceedings against married sister A3 will certainly amount to abuse of process of law -..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Expression "soon before" would normally imply that intervening period between cruelty or harassment and death in question should not be unduly long so as to break the connect between the two - If the alleged incident of cruelty is so remote in time and has become stale, so as to not..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died within six months of her marriage by sustaining burn injuries at her matrimonial home - Deceased was badly burnt and was smelling of kerosene - Question of accidental fire does not arise as prosecution successfully discharged preliminary and primary burden..........

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