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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder of wife by husband - Wife met a homicidal death in her own house mid night when accused was alone with her - Defence of accused that intruders came to their house to abduct him disbelieved - Prosecution established prima facie case and onus shifted to accused - Accused however, failed to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Murder of wife by husband - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of pistol - Pistol was recovered at the instance of accused from under the earth in courtyard - Since independent witness went hostile, recovery disbelieved by High Court - However, PW2 did not deny his signature on recovery memo nor..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2020
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Murder of wife by husband - Fire arm injury - Circumstantial evidence - Accused initially stated in FIR that three intruders entered his house in order to abduct him and they shot dead his wife - However, he has not mentioned any reason or named any on suspicion of enmity or otherwise why..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, 30-- Blind Murder case - Circumstantial evidence - Star witness of prosecution PW3 not supported prosecution case and turned hostile - Complainant deposed in tune with FIR - There is no eye witness to incident - PW4, though stated that white colour scooty was seen to be parked on the spot, but he never..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 452, 326, 232, 324, 427, 34, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, 54, 59-- Quashing of proceedings - Compromise - Offence u/ss 452, 326, 232, 324, 427, 34 IPC and Ss.25, 54, 59 of Arms Act - Dispute between parties amicably settled inter se - Compromise is genuine - FIR along with consequent proceedings held, quashed...........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 397, 34, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25(1)(B)(A)-- Murder - Robbery - Handwritten letter which alleged to be given to deceased by accused was seized and same was proved to be written by accused as per handwriting expert - Question with regard to alleged letter was put to accused during their statement u/s 313 Cr.P.C but except vague denial they..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 397, 34, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25(1)(B)(A)-- Solitary testimony of a child witness - Murder - Robbery - Child witness is 10 years old at the time of incident - He specifically and categorically stated as to how incident took place and manner in which A-1 opened gunshot on his father/deceased resulting in his death - Statement of child..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 195, 211, 120B, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Attempt to murder - Disclosure statement - Recovery of pistol - Pistol alleged to have been used in the crime was recovered from open space which is accessible to all - This fact in pursuance of disclosure statement of accused `S' is not acceptable as at the time of alleged recovery, no..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 195, 211, 120B, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27, 26-- Attempt to murder - Confessional statements - Accused implicated in the case on basis of confessional statements - However, no independent witness was either joined in investigation or examined in evidence - Except confessional statements of accused, there is no other source available on record..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Quashing of FIR - Recovery of one live cartridge - No whisper of an averment in FIR as averred in charge sheet that petitioner was aware of being in alleged conscious and knowledgeable possession of ammunition in question - FIR along with proceedings emanating therefrom against petitioner quashed...........

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