PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 511-- Rape of minor girl - Testimony of eye witness who had seen the accused putting his male organ on the private part of the victim - Evidence of doctor that vagina of victim defused swelling all around lebia majora - Multiple superficial laceration present over clitoris - It was categorically stated..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 451, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 120B, 420, 467, 468, 471, Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(1)(d), 13(2)-- Release of documents recovered from accused - Documents ordered to be released on Sapurdari on furnishing Sapurdari Bonds in the sum of Rs.10 Lacs with one surety in the like amount undertaking to produce such articles in the Court as and when directed - Held, conditions imposed are quite..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Appellant took deceased from his house at 7.30 p.m. - No further evidence of two being together thereafter - Deceased being found injured at public street at 10.15 p.m. - Evidence of last seen lose its incriminating character if place was a..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000, Section 53, 7A, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Claim of juvenility - Proof of date of birth - CW4, record keeper, had testified that revisionists date of birth was not entered by him - Revisionist failed to bring on record as to who had recorded his date of birth in the register - Held, a record keeper cannot prove entries not made by him - In..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A,504,506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3,4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Dowry Prohibition Act - Summoning of accused for an offence u/ss 498-A, 504, 506 IPC and ,Ss. 3, 4 - Quashing - Complainant married as per Islamic customs - Demand of dowry for which complainant was tortured - Complaint against husband, his parents and other family members - Complainant was..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A,504,506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3,4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- No disgruntled wife should be allowed to harass and humiliate the relatives of her husband to satiate her ego and vindictive attitude...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363,366, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Kidnapping - Inter-caste love marriage - Girl was major at relevant time - She herself left her parental house, voluntarily and with her own free will solemnized marriage with petitioner - Complainant could not reconcile with inter-caste love marriage of his daughter and lodged a criminal case..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Administration of poison by use of force - Failure to prove possession of poison with accused - Incident took place inside the bed room at night time - Apart from appellant no one was there - Presence of lacerated wounds on lips, contusions in the ear and abrasions in the chest - Without any force..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Non examination of two injured witnesses and other independent witnesses - Only relation witnesses examined - No question put to I.O. in his cross examination as to why other witnesses not examined - Conviction calls for no interference when after reading the entire evidence collectively..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Demand of motor cycle - Father of deceased was well treated by accused when he visited him twice after marriage - Parents of deceased stated that no demand of motor cycle was made by anyone - No evidence that deceased was harassed by accused soon before death - Accused acquitted...........