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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Electricity Act, 2003, Section 151, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 193-- Theft of electricity - Cognizance of offence by Special Court without any order of committal - Validity - Special Court is empowered to take cognizance without there being an order of committal as contemplated u/s 193 Cr.P.C, as there is an express provision in S.151 Proviso of Electricity Act..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 379-- Bail - Theft - Nine separate crimes registered against petitioner a 20 years old man - In all these cases, bail was granted to petitioner on conditions - Petitioner was ordered to execute bonds for varying amounts - He is unable to comply with conditions, therefore he approaches Court for seeking..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Electricity Act, 2003, Section 135, 152-- Theft of electricity - Compounding of offence - Quashing of FIR - Matter settled in Lok Adalat - Appellant filed the petition u/s 482 Cr.P.C for quashing FIR - High Court dismissed petition without examining the issue in the light of S.152 of the Act - Impugned order of High Court set aside -..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 65B, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 379, 447-- CCTV footage - Absence of certificate u/s 65-B of Evidence Act - Murder and theft case - Accused allegedly came to Finance company and wanted a jewel loan - However, gold chain brought by accused was imitated one - Both PW8 and PW9 employees of company have stated that police brought accused to..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 379, 447-- Murder and theft - CCTV footage - Accused proved to be person who came to Finance company to pledge imitation chain belonging to deceased - Defence of accused was that he did not come to said company - This is a very powerful incriminating circumstance against accused...........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 379, 447, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Murder and theft - Extra judicial confession - Accused not challenged the voluntariness of confession - Fact stated by accused find corroboration from independent sources - Extra judicial confession made by accused to PW14 held, proved - Accused rightly convicted...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Forest Act, 1927, Section 41, 42-- Theft of 22 logs of Khair wood - Neither Khair wood logs nor lorry in which it was being transported were produced, which renders the prosecution case fragile and unsustainable - Mere production of seizure memo does not tantamount to production of seized woods and lorry - Unless seized woods..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 34-- Murder and robbery - Circumstantial evidence -Recovery of cash - Cash is not traced back to deceased, as box from which articles were allegedly stolen is not recovered or seen by any witness - Even in FIR there is no averment of any article or money being stolen or lost - Therefore, when money..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 379A-- Theft - Mobile snatching - PW1 identified accused first time in Court - No Test Identification was held - Identification of accused thus, doubtful having regard to passage of time - When mobile phone of PW1 was snatched he would have seen accused only for few seconds - It is doubtful whether PW1..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - No evidence on record to show that A-2 and A-3 ever committed theft of wood from fields of deceased or deceased made any complaint against them or to any higher authorities or lodged any FIR to the effect that accused used to abuse deceased or demanded damages or expenses..........

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