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KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 148, 149, 341, 504-- Unlawful assembly - Common object - Accused formed an unlawful assembly with an intention to assault injured witnesses - They in prosecution of their common object and armed with weapons like clubs and iron rods wrongfully restrained injured witnesses from proceeding further, abused them in filthy..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 323, 324, 341-- Compounding of offence - Offence u/ss 323, 324, 341 IPC - All the offences are compoundable in nature and thus, can be compounded even at appellate/revisional stage - Accused acquitted of charge u/ss 324, 341 IPC in view of compromise...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 298, 323, 324, 341, 307, 302, 34, Railways Act, 1989, Section 145-- Murder - Transfer of investigation to CBI - Deceased stabbed to death in train after argument over seat - Complainant not able to show that there are serious flaws in investigation which lead to the conclusion that same is shoddy or tainted - Moreover, there is nothing on record to show that..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 341, 34, 304-- Nature of offence - Murder - Spontaneous quarrel - From examination of facts stated by all eye witnesses, it is apparent that accused were not armed with any lethal weapon - At the first instance present accused threw stone, that caused injury on face of deceased and then co accused gave lathi..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 366, 376, 341-- Abduction and rape - Prosecutrix had no occasion or motive to falsely implicate accused for grave offence of rape - By launching prosecution, she faced a risk of putting her own reputation in society at stake - Defence set up by accused that he is falsely implicated due to money dispute between..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 366, 376, 341-- Abduction and rape - Reduction of sentence - Accused does not have any criminal antecedents - Age of prosecutrix was 53 years of age at the time of offence - No injuries were suffered by prosecutrix during her alleged ravishment by accused - Accused not indulged in any vicious physical violence..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 341, 323, 324, 307, 337, 338, 387, 504, 506-- Summoning of additional accused - Offence u/ss 341, 323, 324, 307, 337, 338, 387, 504, 506 IPC - Petitioners summoned only because victim named them along with others - But no overt act is attributed against petitioners - Specific allegation of causing injury to informant is against father of..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 341, 84-- Murder - Plea of insanity - Burden to prove insanity is on accused and accused discharged the burden by producing evidence as to his behaviour at the time of occurrence and thereafter his continuous treatment in hospital - However, burden shifts on prosecution not discharged - Though eye witnesses..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 340, 341, 343-- Complaint u/ss 340, 341 Cr.P.C. - If trial Court on receipt of complaint is satisfied that materials on record are adequate enough, it shall, as per mandate contained in S.343(1), deal with the case as if instituted on a police report - In case, complaint is filed without preliminary enquiry, it..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 340, 341, 343-- Complaint u/ss 340, 341 Cr.P.C. - To be treated as a case instituted on a police report - However words `as far as may be' by no means can be totally ignored - These words acknowledge the discretion of trial Magistrate to obtain further materials by way of an inquiry even if summary in nature, if..........

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