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HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(2), 20-- Illegal gratification - Prosecution failed to discharge initial burden to prove payment of gratification by PW1 to appellants - Held, prosecution under shelter of S.20 cannot escape from responsibility to prove illegal gratification nor prosecution can be permitted to canvass for conviction of..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(d), 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Non joining of independent witness - Independent witness could have easily been associated but I.O. did not explain the reason for non joining independent witness - Held, non association of independent and respectable persons as witnesses is fatal to prosecution case and on..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(d), 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - When demand of bribe and its acceptance by accused is not proved beyond all reasonable doubt, mere recovery is not sufficient to fasten any criminal liability on the accused...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(d), 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Demand and acceptance - Shadow witness stated that he did not witness the giving of bribe by complainant and acceptance thereof by accused - Self serving statement of complainant is not at all sufficient to fasten any criminal liability on the accused - Held, for want of..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Accused not apprehended while accepting bribe - Matter was reported to police after more than a month of acceptance of the alleged bribe money - Delay gains significance - Delay not explained - Held, delay is fatal to prosecution case...........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(1), 13(2), 7-- Illegal gratification - Proof - As per prosecution case, money was demanded for installation of telephone connection which as per evidence had already been installed on the date of occurrence itself - Admitted case of prosecution that after recovery of tainted money from pocket of appellant his..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(d), 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Demand of illegal gratification is sine qua non to constitute offence under the Act - Further, mere recovery of currency notes itself does not constitute offence under the Act unless it is proved beyond all reasonable doubt that accused voluntarily accepted money knowing it..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(1)(d), 13(2), 7-- Illegal gratification - Conviction - Contention that complainant was having criminal background - Held, not a ground to acquit accused...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(1)(d), 13(2), 7, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378, 386-- Corruption case - Appeal against acquittal - Held, in exceptional circumstances, appellate Court for compelling reasons should not hesitate to reverse judgment of acquittal passed by Court below, if findings so recorded by Court below are found to be perverse - While doing so, Court must bear in..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(d), 13(2), 20-- Illegal gratification - Demand and acceptance - Proof - Appellant, posted as Patwari, alleged to have demanded money as illegal gratification from complaint for doing work of mutation - Currency notes of Rs.700/- recovered from appellant and numbers thereof were found similar with numbers..........

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