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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Sentence - Life imprisonment is the rule and death penalty an exception - Held, death penalty is justified : (i) when the crime is enormous in proportion, for instance when multiple murders, say of all or almost all the members of the family or a large number of persons or a particular..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378-- Brutal murder at night - Occurrence witnessed by wife of deceased - Evidence of wife and son of deceased found credible - Eye witnesses account fully corroborated by medical evidence - Acquittal set aside - Held, mere fact that witness of extra judicial confession or recovery of weapon etc. did..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 149-- Murder - Previous enmity - Assault with sharp cutting weapon such as sword or chopper - 20 Ante mortem injuries inflicted - Accused previously known to eye witnesses - Corroboration of testimony of eye witnesses in material particulars - Sword recovered at instance of accused - Medical evidence..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Murder - Delay in lodging the FIR - Murder allegedly took place at one or two a.m. - Incident witnessed by wife of deceased aged 75 years who gave statement to Village Administrative Officer at 8.00 a.m. - Information conveyed to police station at 10.00 a.m. which was 7 k.m. away from village -..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Case resting on circumstantial evidence - Deceased a minor girl was last seen in the company of accused - Accused gave different false statements to different persons regarding whereabouts of the deceased and thereafter tried to fled away - Recovery of belt of accused with stains of human..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Sentence - Assault brutal on helpless child - Motive for crime quite obscure and killing not for any gain - Not rarest of rare case - Death sentence converted to sentence for life imprisonment...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304-- Part-I - Nature of offence - Accused stabbed deceased with scissor in mutual scuffle - There was sudden quarrel, on spur of moment, without any premeditation - No evidence of previous enmity or of motive to kill deceased - Held, mere fact that deceased sustained four injuries, would not warrant an..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Murder and attempt to murder - Reliability of injured child witness - Accused had an altercation with the deceased and he chopped off neck of the deceased with a knife and then assaulted his son with same knife - Omission of names of most of the witnesses examined by the prosecution in FIR not of..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 323-- Murder and hurt - Accused assaulted father of deceased and thereafter gave two fist blows to the deceased, one on chest and other on the belly thereby causing death - Testimony of eye witnesses regarding alleged assault not corroborated by medical evidence - Doctor who conducted postmortem..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - No eye witness to the occurrence - Prosecution allegations that accused allegedly killed his wife - Deceased was missing from the house of accused and three days thereafter, dead body was found floating in a river and was identified - Thus last seen theory not available to prosecution -..........

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