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PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 411-- Delay in lodging FIR - Receiving stolen property - Statement of complainant recorded after 11 months of incident - Complainant without any basis named accused to be one who broke open lock of his house and committed theft besides burning some of articles - However, it was not mentioned as to how..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 411-- Receiving stolen property - Testimony of only official witnesses were relied upon by prosecution and no independent corroboration was sought by prosecution for proving factum of accused suffering disclosure statements and getting recovered articles - More so, ownership of various articles stolen..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Confession - Dacoity with murder - Accused confessed that he broke doors of house of informant with the aid of heavy stones and assaulted inmates with pieces of wood (sticks) - He categorically stated that he and co-accused were guarding at the outside while other accused were committing theft -..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439-- Bail - Maintainability - Petitioner is not in custody - Bail application is not maintainable - Even on merits, huge amount stands transferred in account of petitioner having admitted by her and she refused to return the same and rather insisted upon using the same - Apart from that, allegations of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 8, 29, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Theft of opium - Information given by co-accused - Case of prosecution is that co-accused was having licence to produce opium and as he could not produce requisite quantity of opium he filed a false case of theft of opium and opium which was recovered was also not having requisite percentage of..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 448, 341, 380, 34-- Trespass and theft - Specific allegations levelled in FIR that petitioners trespassed into portioned premises under occupation of complainant in her absence and stole goods lying there - Merely because petitioners claim that they were in possession of some portion of same premises would not mean..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 380, 381, 457, 411, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 25-- Quashing of FIR - Theft - Confession of co-accused - Petitioner named by co-accused in his disclosure statement - No recovery has been effected from petitioner - Even otherwise, confession made by accused in police custody is inadmissible in evidence in view of S.25 of Evidence Act - More so,..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Electricity Act, 2003, Section 135, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Theft of electricity - Quashing of proceedings - As per evidence on record, prima facie case has been made out regarding commission of theft of electricity - Even, petitioner is apprehended from premises in which theft of electricity has taken place - Proceedings cannot be quashed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Service-- Dismissal - Theft - Nature of charge stood proved in departmental inquiry, which was legal and proper - An act of theft committed by an employee while on duty is a serious charge - Once said charge is proved in enquiry, employer is justified in dismissing the employee from service - Order of..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Electricity Act, 2003, Section 135-- Theft of electricity - Quashing of proceedings - Plea that Junior Engineer is not competent to file complaint/FIR - However, as per Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission, Junior Electrical Engineer is authorised to disconnect supply line of electricity as well as lodge complaint in police..........

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