Important Supreme Court Judgments January 18, 2019

Important Supreme Court of India Judgments January 18, 2019

1. Rajesh v. State of Haryana

Penal Code, 1860 – Section 306 – The incident of slapping by the accused cannot be the sole ground to hold him responsible for instigating the deceased to commit suicide.
Penal Code, 1860 – Section 306 – There was neither a provocation nor encouragement by the accused to the deceased to commit an act of suicide. Therefore, the accused cannot be held guilty of abetting the suicide by the deceased.
Penal Code, 1860 – Section 306 – Words uttered in a fit of anger or omission without any intention cannot be termed as instigation.

2. Nand Kishore v. State of Madhya Pradesh

Penal Code, 1860 – Ss. 302, 363, 366 & 376(2)(i) – Criminal P.C. 1973 – S. 354(3) – Special Reasons to impose Death Penalty.
View Judgment : http://bit.ly/2RFkRMY
Case Number : Crl.A. No. 94 of 2019 18-01-2019

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Petitioner’s Advocate : Sushil Balwada
Respondent’s Advocate : C.D. Singh
Bench : Hon’ble Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre, Hon’ble Mr. Justice R. Subhash Reddy
Judgment By : Hon’ble Mr. Justice R. Subhash Reddy