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PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 354D-- Bail - Prosecutrix had developed physical relations with accused in year 2014 and FIR was registered about two years thereafter - As to whether it was a consent case or what is effect of delay in reporting matter to police, is a fact to be seen by trial Court - Petitioner was arrested and facing..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 354(i)(iv), Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 11(i)-- Medical evidence - Murder - Sexual harassment - Non-finding of any injury on stomach of deceased by doctor, as alleged by PWs - Not very material and also not going to shatter prosecution case, as incised wound on neck and limbs of deceased is sufficient for resulting death of deceased...........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 354(i)(iv), Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 11(i)-- Murder - Sexual harassment - Death sentence - Accused committed murder of teenaged girl on her refusal to accept offer of his love and marry him - It does not come in purview of rarest of rare case - Capital punishment held, commuted to life imprisonment...........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 354(i)(iv), Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 11(i)-- Statements of interested witnesses - Murder - Sexual harassment - PWs 6 & 7 happens to be child/eye witnesses of incident and related to deceased - They stated the entire incident - No material contradiction found in their testimony - Testimony of said eye witnesses cannot be discarded merely..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(g), 354, 384, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(1)(xi), 3(2)(v), Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 3, 4, 11, 12-- Bail - Rape - Prosecutrix totally gave up allegations levelled against co-accused and was declared hostile - She made farfetched and uncorroborated allegations against accused - Benefit of bail granted to accused - Application allowed...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Outraging modesty - Embracing and kissing - Conviction - Appreciation of evidence - Story regarding alleged molestation of victim by accused concocted by father of victim to save himself from prosecution initiated at the behest of accused - Lots of improvements made in statements of PWs as..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 323, 341, 506, 509, 354B-- Quashing of FIR - Compromise - Offence u/ss 323, 341, 506, 509, 354-B IPC - Parties settled their dispute amicably - Accused tendered his unconditional apology in writing to complainant, which has been accepted by her - Complainant does not want to continue with criminal prosecution because of..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 397, 401, 239, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 353, 354-- Revision - Order of discharge - Offence u/ss 353, 354 IPC - Victim/informant is aggrieved by impugned order of discharge of accused - Justice must appear to have been done - Victim should not be deprived of due hearing or her say - Impugned order of discharge set aside with direction to rehear the..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354-- FIR - Delay in lodging - Outraging modesty of a woman - Delay of 18 hours in lodging FIR inspite of the fact that their residence is at a distance of 200 meters from the police post - No plausible explanation - Adverse inference has to be drawn...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354-- Outraging modesty of a woman - Case of prosecution not supported by PWs - Contradictory statements of PWs created suspicion - Even version of complainant and her husband was contradictory - No explanation offered by complainant as to delay in lodging complaint - Adverse inference has to be drawn..........

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