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State of Maharashtra etc. Vs. Pravin Mahadeo Gadekar etc.

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Pinaki Chandra Ghose, Uday Umesh Lalit, JJ.
[Criminal Appeal Nos.2071-2072 of 2008]
Decided Date: 10/04/2015
State of Maharashtra etc. Vs. Pravin Mahadeo Gadekar etc.

JUDGMENT:
Uday Umesh Lalit, J.

1. These appeals by Special Leave are directed against the judgment and order dated 7.12.2007 passed by the High Court of Judicature at Bombay, Bench at Nagpur in Crl. Appeal Nos. 255 of 2001 and 306 of 2004.

2. Deceased Sadhana, daughter of PW 5 Narmadabai, was married to respondent Pradip four to five years prior to the date of incident. After marriage, Sadhana was residing with Pradip in the matrimonial home where the other inmates were Parwatabai mother-in-law and respondent Pravin, brother-in-law. After the marriage, Sadhana was subjected to cruelty by Pradip and other in laws and she was constrained to leave (more…)

State of Rajasthan Vs. Surja Ram

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Pinaki Chandra Ghose, Uday Umesh Lalit, JJ.
[Criminal Appeal No.566 of 2008]
Decided Date: 10/04/2015
State of Rajasthan Vs. Surja Ram

JUDGMENT:
Uday Umesh Lalit, J.

1. This appeal by Special Leave challenges the judgment and order dated 22.08.2007 passed by the High Court of Judicature for Rajasthan at Jodhpur in DB Criminal Jail Appeal No. 27 of 2003 acquitting the Respondent herein of the offence punishable under Section 302 read with Section 34 of IPC.

2. Initially six Persons were alleged to have committed offences punishable under Sections 147, 341, 149, 364, 302 , 201 read with Section 120B of IPC. One of them named Chatra Ram was granted pardon and was examined as PW1 in the trial. Out of five accused who faced the trial, Bhanwru Ram and Mohan Ram (more…)

Swapna Sukumar & Ors. Vs. State Of Kerala & Ors

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla, Shiva Kirti Singh, JJ.
[I.A. No. 6/2015 & I.A.No. 7/2015 In Civil Appeal No(S).226-227/2015]
Decided Date: 10/04/2015
Swapna Sukumar & Ors. Vs. State Of Kerala & Ors

ORDER:

I.A. NO.6

Learned counsel appearing for the applicant submits that the applicant does not want to press this I.A. The I.A. is, accordingly, dismissed as not pressed.

I.A. NO.7 I.A. No.7 is allowed in terms of prayer ‘a’.

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Md. Jamiluddin Nasir Vs. State Of West Bengal

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla, Shiva Kirti Singh], JJ.
[Crl.M.P. Nos.3655-3656/2015 In Criminal Appeal No(S). 1240-1241/2010]
Decided Date: 10/04/2015
Md. Jamiluddin Nasir Vs. State Of West Bengal
With

[Crl.M.P. Nos. 3653-3654/2015 In Criminal Appeal No(S). 1242-1243/2010]

ORDER:

Heard learned counsel for the parties.

These Criminal Miscellaneous Petitions are allowed in terms of prayer ‘a’ in these Criminal Miscellaneous Petitions.

Necessary corrections may be carried out accordingly.

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Laxmi Vs. Union Of India & Ors.

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Madan B. Lokur, Uday Umesh Lalit, JJ.
[Writ Petition (Crl.)No.129 Of 2006]
Decided Date: 10/04/2015
Laxmi Vs. Union Of India & Ors.

ORDER:

Pursuant to our order dated 06.02.2015, the Ministry of Home Affairs has filed an affidavit dated 8th April, 2015. We have heard learned counsel for the parties in considerable detail. A meeting was convened by the Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India and the Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India with all the Chief Secretaries/their counterparts in the States/Union Territories on 14.03.2015. From the affidavit, the provisional figures for 2014 indicate that there were 282 acid attacks in all the States.

The majority of acid attacks were in the States of Uttar Pradesh (185), Madhya Pradesh (53) and Gujarat (11). (more…)

Ms. Satwantin Bai Vs. Sunil Kumar & Anr.

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Pinaki Chandra Ghose, Uday Umesh Lalit, JJ.
[Criminal Appeal No.1581 Of 2009]
Decided Date: 10/04/2015
Ms. Satwantin Bai Vs. Sunil Kumar & Anr.

JUDGMENT:
Uday Umesh Lalit, J.

1. This appeal by special leave challenges the judgment and order dated 20.11.2007 passed by the High Court of Chhattisgarh dismissing Criminal Revision No.550 of 2007 preferred by the Appellant through her natural guardian. By dismissing said criminal revision the High Court affirmed the view taken by the trial court acquitting Respondent No.1 herein of the charges under Section 376(2)(f) of the IPC and Section 3(2)(V) of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (for short “the Act”). Though the present appeal has been filed in the name of the Appellant, in view of Section 228A of the IPC we direct that (more…)