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Oct 22 1990 (HC)

Anil Kumar Sheel Vs. the Principal, Madan Mohan Malviya Engg. College, ...

Court : Allahabad

Reported in : AIR1991All120; [1991(62)FLR298]; (1990)3UPLBEC1504

..... a fir (annexure-2) was lodged by one sushil kumar verma, a student of engineering college against the petitioner and 2 other students for an offence u/s. 377/504, i.p.c. (the unnatural offence and criminal tress pass). that case appears to be under investigation but the dean of the students of the college taking it to be a misconduct and indiscipline ..... given to the petitioner.15. matter can be viewed from another angle. even though matter pertaining to an unnatural offence is primarily one of morality, in this respect it is pertinent to indicate a statement, wolfendan committee advocated lifting the ban of the criminal law from homosexuality beetween consenting adults. but the report was criticised by a distinguished judge lord devlin in a ..... .4. mr. m. c. singh, the learned counsel for the petitioner raising short but significant questions of violation of principles of natural justice urged that the alleged ugly incident of unnatural offence allegedly committed by the petitioner and two others on 15-9-89 in the night at about 1-30 a.m. itself appears to be ..... unnatural and unreliable. he was not named and the victim did not offer any resistance and did not recognise the petitioner no. fir was lodged about it on that day even .....

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Mar 02 1923 (PC)

Kondal Rayal Reddiar Vs. Ranganayaki Ammal Alias Amirthammal

Court : Chennai

Reported in : (1923)45MLJ186

..... act or by any single letter, but by a continuance and persistence in conduct of that sort.' the charge was that he was guilty of an unnatural offence. the case was tried before pollock b with a jury. he pronounced a decree for a judicial separation. the court of appeal held that the ..... of his wife. in russell v. russell (1898) a.c. 307 the house of lords held that 'a false charge of having committed an unnatural criminal offence brought by a wife against her husband although published to the world and persisted in after she did not believe in its truth, is not sufficient legal ..... or leading to an apprehension of danger to life or health - were to exercise mere tyranny, to utter constant insults, vituperation, scornful language, charges of gross offences, (utterly groundless) charges of this kind made before her family, her children, her relations, her friends, her servants, insulting her in the face of the world ..... it. he does not plead that he has forgiven' his wife or that he was misled into thinking that she was capable of committing a heinous offence but totally denies having made any such charge. therefore, there can be no repentance on his part and the way in which this case has ..... iyer strongly pressed on our attention the case of russell v. russell (1898) a.c. 307, and contended that a mere allegation of commission of an offence would not amount to cruelty and that his client though hastily thought that the 1st defendant was capable of poisoning him, he repented of it and that .....

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Mar 02 1923 (PC)

Kondal Rayar Reddiar Vs. Ranganayaki Ammal Alias Amirthammal

Court : Chennai

Reported in : 74Ind.Cas.166

..... one single act or one since letter, but by a continuance and persistence in conduct of that sort. the charge was that he was guilty of an unnatural offence. the case was tried before pollock, b., with a jury. he pronounced a decree for a judicial separation the court of appeal held that the ..... 66 l.j.p. 122 : 75 l.t. 249 : 61 j.p. 756 the house of lords held that a 'false charge of having committed an unnatural criminal offence brought by a wife against her husband, although published to the world and persisted in after she did not believe in its truth is not sufficient evidence of legal ..... health or leading to an apprehension of danger to life or health,--were to exercise mere tyranny, to utter constant insults, vituperation, scornful language, charges of gross offences (utterly groundless), charges of this kind made before her family, her children, her relations, her friends, her servants, insulting her in the face of the world ..... . he does not plead that he has forgiven his wife or that he had misled her into thinking that she was capable of committing a heinous offence but totally denies having made any such charge. therefore, there can be no repentance on his part and the way in which this case has been ..... 395 : 66 l.j.p. 122 : 75 l.t. 249 : 61 j.p. 756 and contended that a mere allegation of the commission of an offence would not amount to cruelty and that his client, though hastily, thought that the first defendant was capable of poisoning him but he repented of it and that, .....

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Mar 02 1923 (PC)

Kondal Rayal Reddiar Vs. Ranganayaki Ammal

Court : Chennai

Reported in : AIR1924Mad49

..... act or by any single letter, but by a continuance and persistence in conduct of that sort.' the charge was that he was guilty of an unnatural offence. the case was tried before pollock b with a jury. he pronounced a decree for a judicial separation. the court of appeal held that the ..... of his wife. in russell v. russell [1898] a.c. 307 the house of lords held that 'a false charge of having committed an unnatural criminal offence brought by a wife against her husband although published to the world and persisted in after she did not believe in its truth, is not sufficient legal ..... health, or leading to an apprehension of danger to life or health--were to exercise mere tyranny, to utter constant insults, vituperation, scornful languge, charges of gross offences, (utterly groundless) charges of this kind made before her family, her relations, her friends, her servants, insulting her in the face of the world, and ..... it. he does not plead that he has forgiven his wife or that he was misled into thinking that she was capable of committing a heinous offence but totally denies having made any such charge. therefore, there can be no repentance on his part and the way in which this case has ..... iyer strongly pressed on our attention the case of russell v. russell [1898] a.c. 307, and contended that a mere allegation of commission of an offence would not amount to cruelty and that his client though hastily thought that the 1st defendant, was capable of poisoning him, he repented of it and that, .....

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Nov 15 1965 (HC)

Pamjula Venkatramayya Vs. Pamjula Mahalakshmamma

Court : Andhra Pradesh

Reported in : AIR1966AP289

..... the principle enunciated first in russell v. russell, 1897 ac 395 by the house of lords. in that case it was held that a false charge of having committed an unnatural criminal offence brought by a wife against her husband although published to the world and persisted in after she did not believe in its truth, is not sufficient evidence of legal cruelty ..... following passage in halsbury's laws of england, iii edition, vol. 12, page 274. para 523: 'mere vulgar, or even obscene, abuse, or false accusations of adultery, incestuous adultery, or unnatural practices, are not grounds for relief except on the principle of cumulative cruelty of a kind injuring health or calculated to do so.' see also rayden on divorce, sixth edition .....

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Dec 04 1990 (HC)

Brother John Antony Vs. the State

Court : Chennai

Reported in : 1992CriLJ1352

..... 377, ipc, which runs as under :- '377. unnatural offences : whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description ..... therein by learned judge was that when the male organ was inserted between the thighs kept together and tight, there was penetration to constitute the unnatural offence. this decision throws light that for committing an unnatural offence, it is not necessary to penetrate into the orifice of mouth or anus of another by interpreting the word 'penetrate' to mean 'find access ..... articlebelonging to her. exhibitionism : exposure of genital organs in public.' 10. the question that arises for consideration is as to whether section 377, i.p.c. describing 'unnatural offences' would take, in its fold and sweep and amplitude all the sexual perverse acts as catelogued above. this has to be examined with reference to the language of section ..... sub-divisional judicial magistrate, tuticorin. 6. on receipt of process, the petitioner came forward with the present actions, invoking the inherent jurisdiction of this court to quash the criminal proceedings initiated against him in those three cases. 7. learned counsel appearing for the petitioner would submit that the facts covering the various transactions or incidents in all these .....

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Mar 05 2008 (SC)

Gowrishankara Swamigalu Vs. State of Karnataka and anr.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR2008SC2349; 2008CriLJ3042; 2008(6)KarLJ205; 2008(4)SCALE389; 2008AIRSCW3881; 2008(2)Supreme536; 2008(2)LH(SC)1258; 2008(2)KCCR993

..... rule can be laid down. in the aforementioned case, the victim was a girl of 10 years. the accused trespassed into her house when she was alone and committed an unnatural offence. the testimony of the girl found corroboration from the medical evidence. it was observed:7. an accused cannot cling to a fossil formula and insist on corroborative evidence, even if ..... -worthy witness and her evidence cannot be brushed aside on the above-noted flimsy plea raised by the accused.the question as to whether the witnesses in criminal cases irrespective of the nature of offence should be fully relied upon or not would depend upon the fact of each case. there cannot be any precedent on fact.25. reliance has been placed ..... purpose of reversing a judgment of acquittal but also for imposition of sentence. if the high court was clear in its mind that it was dealing with a criminal case and that too the offence is a serious one, we fail to understand why it had made endeavours to mediate in the internal disputes of the mutt and for that purpose held ..... the benefit of doubt.6. the state preferred an appeal there against. respondent no. 2 also filed a revision application, the maintainability whereof was in question. both the criminal appeal and the criminal revision application were taken up for hearing together. 7. a disturbing feature that occurred before the high court may be noticed by us at this stage. although the allegation .....

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Jan 29 2014 (HC)

Janki Back Vs. State of Chhattisgarh

Court : Chhattisgarh

..... in sessions trial no.251/2009, whereby and whereunder learned additional sessions judge after holding the appellant guilty for committing unnatural offence with a 5 years' aged child namely neeraj, homicidal death amounting to murder of neeraj and concealing the evidence of criminal case, convicted the appellant under sections 302, 377 and 201 of the ipc and sentenced him to undergo imprisonment of ..... ex.p-24 which are sufficient to establish the fact that neeraj has been subjected to unnatural offence i.e. sodomy. after commission of aforesaid offence and murder, dead body has been thrown inside the well which by itself is the act of concealing the evidence of criminal case. 15. as regards the complicity of the appellant in the crime in question, the prosecution ..... keeping rs.50/- each. the appellant met them, he threatened yuvraj and took neeraj with him, thereafter, he committed unnatural offence with neeraj and committed his homicidal death, and threw the dead body in the well with a view to conceal the evidence of criminal case. yuvraj (pw-1) came back to his house, he was under fear and on being asked, he ..... 6 years, whose evidence does not inspire confidence and is not trustworthy. his sole evidence is not safe for conviction of the appellant that too for commission of heinous offence of murder and unnatural offence. evidence of yuvraj (pw-1) is not natural. as per his evidence, he was accompanying his younger brother deceased neeraj, who was taken away by the appellant after .....

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May 26 2004 (SC)

Sakshi Vs. Union of India (Uoi) and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR2004SC3566; 2004(2)ALD(Cri)504; 2004(2)BLJR1378; 98(2004)CLT491(SC); 2004CriLJ2881; 112(2004)DLT457(SC); 2004(77)DRJ390; RLW2004(3)SC402; 2004(6)SCALE15; (2004)5SCC518;

..... any manner alter the definition of 'rape' as given in section 375 ipc. similarly, section 354 which deals with assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty and section 377 which deals with unnatural offences have not undergone any major amendment.19. it is well settled principle that the intention of the legislature is primarily to be gathered ..... appropriate to bring unnatural offences punishable under section 377 ipc or mere sexual assault or mere sexual use of ..... the male child, the penal provisions of the ipc concerning 'hurt', 'criminal force' or 'assault' as the case may be, would be attracted. a distinction has to be naturally maintained between sexual assault/use of criminal force falling under section 354, sexual offences falling under section 375 and unnatural offences falling under section 377 of the indian penal code. it may not be ..... extend to 10 years and shall also be liable to fine. section 377 deals with unnatural offences and provides for a punishment as severe as that provided for rape in section 376. section 354 and 506 have been framed with a view to punish lesser offence of criminal assault in the form of outraging the modesty of a woman, whereas sections 376 .....

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Jul 02 2009 (HC)

Naz Foundation Vs. Government of Nct and ors.

Court : Delhi

Reported in : 2010CriLJ94; 160(2009)DLT277

..... non governmental organisation (ngo) as a public interest litigation to challenge the constitutional validity of section 377 of the indian penal code, 1860 (ipc), which criminally penalizes what is described as 'unnatural offences', to the extent the said provision criminalises consensual sexual acts between adults in private. the challenge is founded on the plea that section 377 ipc, on ..... ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.explanation - penetration is sufficient to constitute the carnal intercourse necessary to the offence described in this section.judicial interpretation4. the marginal note refers to the acts proscribed as 'unnatural offences'. this expression, however, is not used in the text of section 377 ipc. the expression 'carnal intercourse' is used ..... 1861 in british india. section 377 ipc is contained in chapter xvi of the ipc titled 'of offences affecting the human body'. within this chapter section 377 ipc is categorised under the sub-chapter titled 'of unnatural offences' and reads as follows:377. unnatural offences - whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal ..... of the commission wherein it was observed that indian society by and large disapproved of homosexuality, which disapproval was strong enough to justify it being treated as a criminal offence even where the adults indulge in it in private. union of india submits that law cannot run separately from the society since it only reflects the perception .....

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