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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 406-- Reduction in sentence - Husband maltreated wife for dowry and misappropriate dowry articles - Accused convicted u/ss 406, 498-A IPC - Protracted trial for 12 years - Sentence reduced to three months on each count instead of one year on each count which shall run concurrently...........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 427-- Concurrent running of sentences - Petitioner was convicted u/ss 302 & 224 of Indian Penal Code and sentenced to life imprisonment and two years rigorous imprisonment in Sessions Trial No.321 of 2005 and in Cr. appeal No.44 of 2008 respectively - Held, as per provision of S.427(2) of the Code..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-- Reduction in sentence - Accused and deceased scuffled with each other - Deceased assaulted with stone on left rib which ultimately led to his death - Accused is liable to be convicted u/s 304 Part II and not u/s 302 IPC - Accused already suffered custodial sentence for some years - Sentence..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 248(2)-- Quantum of sentence - Appropriate punishment be awarded - Punishment should not be irrelevant - It should conform to and be consistent with the atrocity and brutality with which the crime has been perpetrated...........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304-- Nature of offence - Conviction u/s 302 IPC - Intention to commit murder not established - Merely on seeing his father and brother grappling with deceased, accused No.1 gave axe blow to deceased which could not be said to be intended towards the head - It could have landed anywhere - However, it..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 357, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307-- Accused convicted and sentenced to 7 years R.I. and to pay a fine of Rs.10, 000/- - Accused filed appeal against conviction and sentence and complainant also filed criminal revision seeking enhancement of sentence - In revision injured complainant stated that he was not interested in enhancement..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A-- Husband convicted and sentenced u/s 498-A IPC - Joint petition filed by husband and wife for quashing and setting aside the judgment of conviction and order of sentence on the ground that they are peacefully living as husband and wife - Husband had been in jail for five months - Keeping in view..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 357(3)-- Dishonour of cheque - Conviction - Compensation - Imposition of default sentence - Power of court - Held, it is within the competence of court to award default term of imprisonment when compensation is awarded u/s 357(3) which otherwise would be rendered ineffective and meaningless...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Sentence of imprisonment - Held, offender convicted of the offence u/s 138 of the N.I. Act need not be incarcerated in prison for a term as part of the punishment for such offence, except in a case involving exceptional circumstances justifying such punishment...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Partner or proprietor of firm - Contradictory stands taken in notice and complaint - In the statement recorded u/s 313 Cr.P.C. it has not been put to accused whether he was a proprietor or a partner of the firm and what is his concern with the firm - Opportunity to explain..........

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