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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 10-- Sexual assault of minor girl aged about 8 years - Reduction of sentence - Minimum sentence prescribed u/s 10 of the Act is R.I of 5 years, which cannot be modified or altered - Accused aged 60 years committed sexual assault on 8 years old girl, who is akin to his daughter - He was also involved in..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 300, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Motive - Premeditated assault - Occurrence of verbal exchanges and incidence of trifle beatings one day prior to incident - Eye witness/injured lodged FIR and stated involvement of accused party by naming their role and injuries, corroborated by medical evidence - Weapons recovered - FSL..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 279, 304A, 337, 338-- Rash and negligent driving - Reduction of sentence - Collusion between lorry and car - Death of driver and one of passengers of car - Incident occurred long back in 1998 - Accused is now 60 years old - Considering the age of accused and long lapse of time, accused entitled to get leniency -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Death sentence awarded by Courts below - Circumstantial evidence - Allegation that accused committed murder of his wife and five daughters - Mother of the accused who was sleeping in another room, heard the cries - She entered the room of accused and saw the dead bodies and accused was..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 354-- Outraging modesty of woman - Reduction of sentence - Keeping in view the mitigating factors which are old age of accused, health ailments, responsibility of looking after unmarried daughter suffering from congenital heart disease, past meritorious service and prolonged trial, cause of justice..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Reduction of sentence - Conviction - Considering age and health of accused, period of imprisonment reduced from S.I of 1 year to 1 month with compensation of Rs.1,40,000 u/s 357(3) Cr.P.C. in default of which to further undergo S.I for 6 months...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 376(2)(f), 302, 511, 201-- Kidnapping, rape and murder of 7 years old girl - Circumstantial evidence - Accused kidnapped prosecutrix and after subjecting her to sexual abuse, throttled her to death - Medical report of prosecutrix supported prosecution case, as injuries were found on the body of prosecutrix - Prosecution..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 235-- Quantum of sentence - Where Supreme Court is hesitant in maintaining death sentence, it may order that convict shall undergo imprisonment for whole of natural life or to a lesser extent as may be specified...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Postmortem report, DNA profile and evidence of PW64 and PW70, shows that it was accused who committed the offence of rape - More so, deceased who had already suffered extreme injuries on her body, not only rape was committed by accused but the same was committed in a most brutal and..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138-- Dishonour of cheque - Cheque issued by firm - Managing Director - In absence of firm being arraigned as an accused, Managing Director cannot be held vicariously liable of the charge levelled against him - Conviction and sentence of petitioner set aside...........

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