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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Appeal against conviction - Accused acquitted as (i) No evidence that there were any objectionable relations between deceased and niece of appellant prompting him to take extreme step; (ii) No independent witness joined by IO at the time of recording disclosure statement of appellant or..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Accused arrested immediately after the incident with the blood stained 'Balkati' - Admitted to have assaulted the deceased in his statement u/s 313 Cr.P.C. and also admitted his arrest from the spot - FIR promptly lodged - Non mention of name of P.W.2 in FIR not fatal to prosecution case..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 376-- Bail - Offence u/ss 302 & 376 IPC - No convincing evidence against applicant - Evidence available on record against applicant very weak - Applicant a poor young man who earns his livelihood by repairing punctures of cycle tubes - Applicant in jail for more than two years - Bail granted...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Property dispute - Murder of brother, his wife and a child - Sentence - Accused was 28 years of age at the time of incident - Accused in jail since 30.06.2001 and in the death cell since the date of judgment of High Court on 30.05.2006 - Antecedent of accused unblemished - Murders not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 354(3), 235(2)-- Murder - Death sentence - Life imprisonment is the rule and death sentence an exception - Mitigating circumstances must be given due consideration - In considering the question of sentence Court must show a real and abiding concern for the dignity of human life which must postulate resistance to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 354(3), 235(2)-- Murder - Death sentence - Merely because accused committed murder in a very brutal and inhuman fashion, that alone cannot justify inflicting of death penalty...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302,304-- Part I, 307, 324, 34 Some of the accused acquitted as evidence against them did not merit conviction - Not certain who inflicted single fatal injury - For that benefit cannot go to all when accused `Z' is found responsible to cause two sharp injuries to `H' and `K' - All accused had come with..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 366,368-- Death sentence - Rarest of rare case - Comes when a convict is menace and threat to the harmonious and peaceful co-existence of the society - The crime may be heinous or brutal but may not be in the category of 'rarest of the rare case - In case the crime is committed in a most cruel and inhuman..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 147, 148, 149-- Conviction of nine and acquittal of six persons by trial Court - High Court acquitted four out of six - Omission to send copy of FIR to Magistrate - Material contradictions/improvements in the statement of prosecution witnesses - Serious doubt about recovery of weapons of offence - No report of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Rarest of rare case - Death penalty - In determining the culpability of an accused and the final decision as to the nature of sentence, a balance sheet of the aggravating and mitigating circumstances vis-a-vis the accused had to be drawn up and in doing so the mitigating circumstances had..........

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