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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2001
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of 35 persons in caste war - Murder by unlawful assembly of large number of persons - Conviction of eight of them - Conviction can be based on evidence of one eye witness only - It is only a rule of caution that where there are large number of offenders and large number of victims it would..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2001
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Criminal trial-- Some of the accused acquitted - Same direct evidence against all - Does not lead as a necessary corollary that those who have been convicted must also be acquitted - It is always open to a Court to differentiate accused who had been acquitted from those who were convicted...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2001
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Criminal trial-- Identification - Offence at mid night - No electricity in village - Accused persons set house on fire - Held, it was possible for eye witness to identify the accused...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2001
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 156-- Non examination of I.O. - Not fatal unless it is shown that the accused is prejudiced thereby...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2001
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 156-- Informant who lodged FIR not examined - Does not affect prosecution case - Case depends upon other evidence led by prosecution - Accused convicted though informant not examined...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2001
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Criminal trial-- Evidence - Minor discrepancies - Should be ignored - When a rustic or illiterate witness faces an astute lawyer, there is bound to be imbalance and therefore minor discrepancies have to be ignored - Some discrepancy is bound to be there and the same should not weigh with the Court so long it does..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2001
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Criminal trial-- Material discrepancies - Material discrepancies are those which are not normal, and not expected of a normal person - Courts have to label the category to which a discrepancy may be categorized - While normal discrepancies do not corrode the credibility of a party's case, material discrepancies do..........

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