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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..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376D, 377, 394-- Rape of married woman - Statement of prosecutrix is duly corroborated by medical evidence - Prosecutrix had suffered injuries on her cheeks, private part, thighs and back - There was swelling in vagina of prosecutrix - Offence was promptly reported to police - Prosecutrix was medically examined on..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 354, 377, 406, 34-- Cruelty - Relatives of husband - Vague and general allegations made against petitioners by wife - Allegations were general and bereft of any specific instance and authorship - Implication of petitioners for the offences in question is actuated by a design to harass and humiliate petitioners for..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 377, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 5(m), 6-- Unnatural offence - Victim stated that accused committed carnal intercourse with him and had left him after three/four hours - However, said version of victim not corroborated by medical evidence - Victim stated that he was bleeding from his anus, but said fact is not corroborated by medical..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 377, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4-- Unnatural offence - 12 years old boy sexually abused by accused - PW1/informant is not an eye witness and whatever is written in FIR was based on information so received from PW2/victim and PW3 - Victim and PW3 both turned hostile and they have not supported prosecution version - There is..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 377, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 4-- Unnatural offence - Abrasion mark on anus of victim may be a proof of he being sexually abused but it is not sufficient to involve accused for said offence, as victim himself stated that accused did not sexually abuse him on date of incident - Accused acquitted...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 377-- Unnatural consensual sexual relationship - Gay relationship - Wife filed complaint against her husband who is gay and kept sexual relationship with petitioner - Both husband and his male friend/petitioner having an extra marital consensual sexual relationship - Though it may be a ground for..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f), 377, 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Rape and murder of 3 year old girl - Death sentence - Based on circumstantial evidence - Ordinarily, it would not be advisable to award capital punishment in a case of circumstantial evidence - But there is no hard and fast rule that death sentence should not be awarded in a case of circumstantial..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 53A, 54, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f), 377, 302-- DNA profiling - Offence u/ss 376(2)(f), 377, 302 IPC - Where DNA profiling has not been done or it is held back from the trial Court, an adverse consequence would follow for the prosecution...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f), 377, 302-- Rape and murder of 3 year old girl - Death sentence - Sentence of death should be awarded only in the rarest of rare cases, only if an alternative option is unquestionably foreclosed and only after full consideration of all factors keeping in mind that a sentence of death is irrevocable and..........

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