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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 324, 326-- Offence u/ss 324, 326 IPC - Reduction of sentence - Accused attacked his uncle with a spade and gave a blow on left side of his head - Occurrence took place more than a quarter of century back and to send accused in prison after 25 years would be travesty of justice - Accused has already undergone..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 100-- Murder - Right to private defence - Deceased were not armed with any weapon at the relevant time - Accused who were 7 to 8 in number having spear, axe and sticks thus, not entitled to right of private defence...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326, 325, 324, 323, 148, 149, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 360, Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Section 4-- Offence u/ss 326, 325, 324, 323, 148, 149 IPC - Benefit of probation - Offence u/s 326 IPC which carries a sentence of Life Imprisonment cannot be compounded either u/s 360 Cr.P.C or u/s 4 of Probation of Offenders Act - Conviction upheld - However, taking into account other factors like passage..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 323, 324, 506, 34-- Quashing of proceedings - Compromise - Offence u/ss 323, 324, 506, 34 IPC - Landlord-tenant dispute - Matter was settled in compromise between parties in presence of injured persons - Sum of Rs.25 lakhs was paid by accused - Landlord-tenant dispute between parties stood cleared/settled - Moreover,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part I), 324, 149, Explosive Substances Act, 1908, Section 3, 4, 5-- Offence u/ss 304(Part I), 324, 149 IPC - Bomb blast - Injuries sustained by accused persons were duly explained by prosecution - Pellet injuries as sustained by A-3 were as a result of explosion of bomb which was handed by A-2 - As a result of incident, two deceased died and six persons were..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, 324, 326, 448-- Murder of three minor children and also caused serious injury to fourth minor child - Accused not a previous convict or a professional killer - Motive of accused to commit murder and eliminate family of co-brother is out of family dispute - Case does not fall within category of rarest of rare case..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 323, 34-- Different places, as the scene of offence, described by different eye witnesses - Suppression of earlier FIR - All this reveals that prosecution wanted to suppress and has suppressed the real incident and culpability of real culprits - Acquittal calls for no interference...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 323, 34-- Murder - Prosecution version is that incident happened inside the house of complainant - However, PWs tried to improve case of prosecution by deposing that incident occurred outside the house and they have seen the incident - Contradictory versions given by all eye witnesses - Prosecution failed..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 323, 324, 34-- Offence u/ss 307, 323, 324, 34 IPC - Injuries on PW2 were simple in nature - There is no consideration of nature of injuries in conviction u/ss 307, 34 IPC - Conviction of accused u/s 307 IPC set aside - However, conviction of accused u/ss 323, 324, 34 IPC not interfered with...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 84-- Murder - Plea of insanity - Accused was a chronic patient of psychotics as per fresh medical report - Sister and mother of accused stated that accused had to be tied up at times and was unable to take care of himself including clothing on his person - Prosecution did not deny the fact of treatment..........

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