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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 148-- Murder - No eye witness to the incident - Father of deceased who witnessed the incident expired before completion of trial - PW3 an alleged witness rightly discarded by High Court as a planted witness - Testimony of only other witness PW7 is extremely indirect - No evidence on record that accused..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 326, 147, 149-- Murder - All the five eye witnesses have named A1 to A7 - Other accused have not been named by PW11 and PW18 - PW10 attributed specific role only to A1 to A7 in assaulting deceased - Conviction of A1 to A7 upheld - However, benefit of doubt given to A10 and A11, as they have not been named by PWs...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326, 324, 325, 147, 148, 149, 504, 506-- Offence u/ss 326, 324, 325, 147, 148, 149, 504, 506 IPC - Modification of sentence - Accused persons inflicted 8 injuries to injured who was about 80 years of age on the date of incident - However, injured did not suffer any serious or permanent injury and is still alive - More so, 9 years have..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 324-- Nature of offence - Clash between two groups which resulted in injuries on both parties - Only present accused convicted out of seven accused persons - Appellant is author of only one injury on the head of complainant which is said to be simple but caused by sword, a dangerous weapon - He deserves..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 324, Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, Section 4-- Voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapon - Benefit of probation - Occurrence took place in 1999 - Parties are involved in civil as well as criminal litigation - Accused not involved in any other case - It is not deemed necessary to send accused immediately to jail custody after 19 years of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 148, 149, 364, 324-- Unlawful assembly - Common object - Abduction - Eye witnesses/interested witnesses - Incident occurred inside the house of deceased - It is only the family members who could witness it - PW4 is an independent witness and was also injured during incident - His testimony corroborates the testimonies..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 148, 149, 364, 324-- Unlawful assembly - Common object - Abduction - Appellants armed with deadly weapons allegedly raided the house of deceased and abducted him in order to murder him - Evidence on record shows that right from the beginning appellants shared common object of assembly at all stages - No infirmity in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 324, 353, 379, 411, 34-- Offence u/ss 304 Part-II, 324, 353, 379, 411, 34 IPC - Identification of accused - Accused persons identified in Court for the first time after a gap of more than 2 years from the date of incident - Incident occurred in the night, at a place with improper lighting - Accused persons not known to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 324, 353, 379, 411, 34-- Offence u/ss 304 Part-II, 324, 353, 379, 411, 34 IPC - Delay of 8 days by investigating agency to make arrest of all accused - Plea that accused were absconding, rejected, as if they were really absconding then they should remain absconding - Arrest of accused from home casts a shadow of doubt on..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304(Part II), 324, 353, 379, 411, 34-- Offence u/ss 304 Part-II, 324, 353, 379, 411, 34 IPC - Material contradictions in the prosecution story - Accused acquitted viz. : (i) FIR lodged against four unknown persons, despite the fact that complainant knew the name of one of accused; (ii) Forest officers including driver of jeep ten in..........

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