INDIAN PENAL CODE, 1860 SECTION 380


Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 380 - Removal of movable property from possession of another with intention to evict - Not sufficient to make out an offence of theft. (Kesavan Nair Vs State of Kerala) 2005(4) Criminal Court Cases 263 (Kerala)

Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 380, 457 - Witnesses to recovery turning hostile - Recovery of tape recorder from open place - Difficult to connect accused with possession of tape-recorder - Acquittal upheld. (State of Rajasthan Vs Kishna) 2002(2) Criminal Court Cases 300 (Rajasthan)

Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 380, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 452 - Seized property - Return of - Acquittal in a theft case on ground of benefit of doubt - Accused is not entitled to property as he never claimed title to the same during trial - Property given to complainant who identified the same in identification parade. (Uma Shanker Vs State of M.P. & Anr.) 2006(2) Criminal Court Cases 569 (M.P.)

Indian Penal Code, 1860, Sections 380, 411 & 419, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482 - Theft - Cheating - Parties entering into compromise - No chance of conviction - FIR and subsequent proceedings quashed. (Sunil Chander Vs State of U.T., Chandigarh) 2006(4) Criminal Court Cases 1025 (P&H)

Indian Penal Code, 1860, Sections 380, 457 - Stolen property - Recovered - Two persons claiming title - It is for Civil Court to decide title. (Thamanna Shivalingappa Teli Vs State of Karnataka & Anr.) 2006(2) Criminal Court Cases 952 (S.C.)