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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder of wife by husband - Wife met a homicidal death in her own house mid night when accused was alone with her - Defence of accused that intruders came to their house to abduct him disbelieved - Prosecution established prima facie case and onus shifted to accused - Accused however, failed to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Murder of wife by husband - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of pistol - Pistol was recovered at the instance of accused from under the earth in courtyard - Since independent witness went hostile, recovery disbelieved by High Court - However, PW2 did not deny his signature on recovery memo nor..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Murder of wife by husband - Fire arm injury - Circumstantial evidence - Accused initially stated in FIR that three intruders entered his house in order to abduct him and they shot dead his wife - However, he has not mentioned any reason or named any on suspicion of enmity or otherwise why..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 404, 34, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(2)(v)-- Offence u/ss 302, 404, 34 IPC and S.3(2)(v) of SC/ST Act - When the offence complained are both under IPC and SC/ST Act and charges under IPC is framed after investigation is conducted by a competent police officer in accordance with provisions of Cr.P.C, offences under IPC cannot be quashed and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439(2), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 148, 149, 120B-- Cancellation of bail - Murder - Entire material was perused before grant of bail - It is not the case of either complainant or State that irrelevant considerations have been taken into account by Sessions Court while granting bail to accused - Order granting bail by Sessions Court cannot be termed..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 137, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(g), 120B, 377, 307, 397, 395, 302, 201, 412, Supreme Court Rules, 1966, Order 47, Rule 1- - Review - Rape case - Death sentence - General contentions against capital punishment made by petitioner, which cannot be gone into in the review petition - Each and every ground assailing course of investigation was well considered by trial Court and even in criminal appeal - Even plea of alibi..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21, Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987, Section 12, 13, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4, 5, 6, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 363, 366, 376(2)(f), 377-- Entitlement of Legal Services - Rape and Murder - Amicus Curiae appointed and on same date, counsel was called upon to defend accused at stage of framing of charges - Amicus Curiae did not have sufficient time to go through even basic documents, nor advantage of any discussion or interaction with..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21, Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987, Section 12, 13, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4, 5, 6, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 363, 366, 376(2)(f), 377-- Entitlement of Legal Services - Rape and Murder - Amicus Curiae appointed and on same date, counsel was called upon to defend accused at stage of framing of charges - Approach adopted by Trial Court, may have expedited conduct of trial, but did not further cause of justice - Not only charges were..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, 147, 148, 149, 452-- Double murder - Attempt to murder - Unlawful assembly - Accused fully armed constituted an unlawful assembly, entered the house of deceased and when latter ran out for his safety, he was chased and assaulted - Accused also assaulted on those who tried to come to rescue deceased - Number of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 311, 313, Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987, Section 12, 13, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4, 5, 6, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 363, 366, 376(2)(f), 377-- Rape and Murder - - Amicus Curiae appointed and on same date, counsel was called upon to defend accused at stage of framing of charges - 13 witnesses were examined with 7 days - Examination of accused u/S.313 of Code, even before complete evidence was led by prosecution and not waiting for FSL and..........

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