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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Sentence - An offence which affects the morale of the society should be severely dealt with - Socio-economic status, religion, race, caste or creed of the accused and the victim although may not be wholly irrelevant, should be eschewed in a case of this nature, particularly when Parliament..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 386-- Conviction in an appeal against acquittal - For awarding appropriate sentence case need not be remitted to trial Court - When order of acquittal is set aside then it is the Appellate Court who is to award sentence...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 279, 304A, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 320-- Non compoundable offence - Compromise - Conviction u/ss 279 & 304-A IPC - Compromise during pendency of appeal in Supreme Court - Parties allowed to compromise - Conviction maintained - Fine enhanced from Rs.2, 000/- to Rs.20, 000/- to be paid to parents of deceased - Sentence reduced to period..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 15-- Poppy husk - Recovery of 14 kg. - Accused convicted and sentenced to undergo RI for three years and to pay a fine of Rs.5, 000/- - Recovery effected from accused minor - Accused facing criminal proceedings for the last two years - Sentence reduced from three years RI to 8 months RI...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326, 320-- Offence u/s 326 IPC - Before a conviction for the sentence of grievous hurt can be passed, one of the injuries defined in S.320 must be strictly proved, and the eights clause is no exception to the general rule of law that a penal statute must be construed strictly...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 366-- Murder - Death sentence - Confirmation of death sentence - Conclusions of High Court sketchy - Some of the conclusions were contrary to record - Almost all conclusions are based on surmises and conjectures - Order of High Court set aside - Case remanded back for fresh consideration...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20-- Charas - Recovery of 3.70 kgs. - Accused convicted and sentenced to 12 years RI and fined Rs.one lakh - Accused in jail for 6 years and 8 months - Accused not convicted in any other case - Accused not an experienced smuggler of charas but was probably a small time peddler - Sentence reduced to 10..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326-- Conviction for pouring acid on head whereby face, neck, eyes, chest etc. were burnt and accused sentenced three years RI - High Court reduced the sentence to already undergone which is 35 days only - Held, there was no occasion for the High Court to reduce the sentence to already undergone - In..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of five members of family - Death sentence - Motive not proved - Case based on circumstantial evidence - Not a rarest of rare case - Death sentence commuted to life imprisonment but accused not to be released before completion of 20 years imprisonment...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 326-- Quantum of sentence - Conviction u/s 326 IPC - Incident 30 years old - Appellant not indulged in any criminal activity, thereafter - Appellant must have acted under the influence of his father, who was in fact main actor in whole drama - There was no evidence on record that injuries were very..........

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