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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Death sentence - Young age of the accused persons - No criminal antecedents - Murder though brutal but not a diabolic murder nor had the murderers acted in depravity of their minds by disfiguring the bodies - Incident must have taken place barely within 10-15 minutes - Cruel acts on the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 45, 57-- Life imprisonment - Not an imprisonment for the whole of convicts life - A convict awarded life sentence has to undergo imprisonment for at least 14 years which is subject to exceptions of power of President and Governor vested under Articles 72 & 61 of Constitution of India...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Reduction in sentence - Entire amount of compensation alongwith fine as directed by trial Court paid - Accused facing criminal prosecution for the last seven years - Accused did not commit earlier any such or similar offence - Sentence of imprisonment set aside...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 427-- Conviction u/s 427 IPC and accused sentenced to one year imprisonment - Accused not a habitual offender - Absence of previous criminal history - Incidence took place fifteen years back - Sentence of imprisonment set aside and substituted by fine alone...........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 462, 465-- Proceedings in wrong place - Effect thereof - Held, where there is no inherent lack of jurisdiction merely either on ground of lack of territorial jurisdiction or on ground of any irregularity of procedure an order or sentence awarded by a competent court cannot be set aside unless a prejudice is..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326-- Grievous hurt - In an altercation accused caused two injuries, one on the chest and other on the shoulder with a knife - As per medical report condition of victim was very bad - No categoric statement in the report that injuries were dangerous to life - Conviction altered from S.307 IPC to S.326..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 32A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 432, 433-- Conviction under NDPS Act - Suspension, remittance and commutation of sentence - Constitutional validity of S.32-A of NDPS Act - Held, constitutional validity of S.32-A of NDPS Act 1985, insofar it takes away right of executive to suspend, remit and commute sentence is held to be valid and intra..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 432-- Remission of sentence - On occasion of Independence Day, under the orders of Govt., special remission granted to life prisoners who have undergone sentence actual of 7 years and total 10 years - Petitioner fulfilled conditions, but denied benefit of order on the ground that he was originally..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956, Section 6, 18, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 389-- Suspension of sentence during pendency of appeal - Accused a brothel owner - Accused detaining minor girl in brothel for illegal sex on commercial basis - Conviction of accused who was owner of brothel - Despite conviction of accused, no steps taken for closure of brothel - Offence is prone to..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Reduction in sentence - Incident six years old - Sentence u/s 498-A IPC reduced to already undergone which is 5 months and 16 days...........

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