SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 149-- Common object - General allegations made against a large number of persons - Held, Court would categorically scrutinize evidence and hesitate to convict large number of person if evidence available on record is vague - It is obligatory on part of Court to examine that if offence committed is not..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 18, 22, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 498B, 498(3)-- Contraband and counterfeit currency notes recovered from car - Failure of investigating agency to collect evidence qua ownership of car - Not fatal to prosecution case when prosecution case is duly established on record...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 3, 4- - Bail - Grant of - Not a case of arranged marriage - Relations between applicant and complainant were not cordial - Story of demand of dowry appears to be a figment of imagination on the part of complainant as applicant had to file writ of habeas corpus to get his wife released from clutches of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Cancellation of bail - Murder due to political rivalry - Accused a sitting M.P. - Charge-sheet filed - Accused alleged to be giving threatening calls - Held, if complainant received any fresh threat from accused in such event trial Court is free to take appropriate steps - Merely on basis of..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 406, 420-- Dishonour of cheque - Cheating & criminal breach of trust - Case of opposite party No.2 that he had given cash to petitioner in loan as petitioner was in need of money in connection with his business and furthermore, opposite party No.2 gave Rs.25,000/- as security money to petitioner - It is..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 323, 504, 506, Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961, Section 3, 4, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Offence u/ss 498-A, 323, 504, 506 IPC Ss.3/4 Dowry Prohibition Act - Quashing - By Jeth and Devars - No specific allegations against them - How they will be benefited also not disclosed - They are gainfully employed and it does not appeal that they will indulge in dowry demand and will assault the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-- Part II, 304-A, 337 and 338 Rash and negligent act - Death - Accused alleged to have driven his car in a rash and negligent manner and caused death of 7 persons and injured 8 others - At time of incident, accused found to have consumed alcohol - Conviction by High Court for offences punishable..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-- Part II and 304-A Rash and negligent act - Death - Enhancement of sentence - Accused alleged to have driven his car in a rash and negligent manner and caused death of 7 persons and injured 8 others - At time of incident, accused found to have consumed alcohol - Conviction by High Court for..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 464, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-- Part II Charge - Defect therein - Rash and negligent act - Death - Accused alleged to have driven his car in a rash and negligent manner and caused death of 7 persons and injured 8 others - At time of incident, accused found to have consumed alcohol - Charge framed u/s 304 Part II IPC - Omission..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-- Part II and 338 Rash and negligent act - Mutually destructive charges - Accused alleged to have driven his car in a rash and negligent manner and caused death of 7 persons and injured 8 others - Accused charged for offences u/ss 304 II & 338 IPC - Contention on behalf of accused that two charges..........