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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Double murder - Murder of wife and daughter by husband - Defence version - Sequence of events and injuries do not exclude the defence version - Defence needs to only establish its case based on probability, whereas prosecution has to prove guilt of accused beyond reasonable doubt - Acquittal..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Double murder - Recovery of country-made pistol and an empty cartridge at the instance of accused - It is not material recovery which has to be proved, but disclosure based upon which recovery is made - Pivotal fact is making of statement to police which leads to recovery - However, during..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20, 29, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378(3)-- Recovery of 500 gms charas - Appeal against acquittal - Leave to appeal - Grant of - No independent witness examined by prosecution and only official witnesses are examined - No evidence on record that official witnesses had hostile animus against accused at any point of time prior to incident -..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378(3)-- Recovery of 1.150 kg charas - Appeal against acquittal - Leave to appeal - Accused acquitted on the concept of two views theory - When two contradictory views are possible as per testimonies of eye witnesses then view favorable to accused should be adopted by Court, particularly when independent..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378(3)-- Appeal against acquittal - High Court entitled to re-appreciate evidence if it is found that view taken was not a possible view or that it is perverse or infirm or erroneous view - More so, where admissible evidence is ignored by trial Court then duty is imposed upon appellate Court to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B-- Dowry death - Deceased died within one year of her marriage by consuming poison - FIR lodged against husband, his parents and uncle - Acquittal of all accused except husband - Husband alone cannot be convicted on the very same evidence, which was right from the beginning directed towards all..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 15-- Recovery of 720 kg poppy husk - Non-collection of evidence regarding vehicle in question - Not a ground for acquittal of accused when recovery of contraband from possession of accused is otherwise established...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 366, 376, 506-- Kidnapping and rape - Acquittal - Photographs on record indicate to be taken without any resistance of prosecutrix or threat from accused - Prosecutrix in those photographs is shown bearing marriage bangles and having vermilion on her forehead - Acquittal calls for no interference...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Testimony of eye witness not reliable - Recovery of axe, spade and blood stained clothes not proved on record - Delay in filing FIR not satisfactorily explained - Information regarding dead bodies doubtful - Extra judicial confession also not reliable -..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378(4), 401(4)-- Dishonour of cheque - Acquittal - It is special leave to appeal and not revision which is maintainable against order of acquittal...........

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