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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 149-- Murder - Prior enmity between parties due to election of Sarpanch - Incident occurred during winter evening - 17 accused allegedly assaulted complainant party - Identification of 17 accused persons would be extremely difficult, as it was dark - Only independent witness turned hostile and two eye..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Accused and his father firing at deceased `K' - It is difficult to say with certainty that shots which hit deceased `K' were fired by accused - Benefit of doubt must be given to accused - Accused not guilty of murder of deceased `K'...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Double murder case - Circumstantial evidence - Finger prints of accused on cello tape found in the house of deceased - Not proved, as print marks on it, not found to be matching with specimen of accused - Only one mark is matched which was missing in the Court - This circumstance is also not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Criminal trial-- Benefit of doubt - Can be granted even to a no, appealing accused...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 9, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Identification simplicitor - Cannot form the basis or be taken as the fulcrum for the entire case of prosecution when none of the witnesses disclosed any features for identification which would lend some corroboration - Identification parade itself was held 25 days after the arrest - Chance..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Service-- Termination - On account of involvement in a criminal case - Acquittal on ground of benefit of doubt - Employee is entitled to all service benefits including continuity of service, except any back wages...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 148-- Murder - No eye witness to the incident - Father of deceased who witnessed the incident expired before completion of trial - PW3 an alleged witness rightly discarded by High Court as a planted witness - Testimony of only other witness PW7 is extremely indirect - No evidence on record that accused..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 326, 147, 149-- Murder - All the five eye witnesses have named A1 to A7 - Other accused have not been named by PW11 and PW18 - PW10 attributed specific role only to A1 to A7 in assaulting deceased - Conviction of A1 to A7 upheld - However, benefit of doubt given to A10 and A11, as they have not been named by PWs...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal trial-- Suspicion, howsoever grave, cannot take place of proof and in a situation where a reasonable doubt is entertained in the backdrop of evidence available, to prevent miscarriage of justice, benefit of doubt is to be extended to accused...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of wife by husband - Allegation that husband committed murder of his wife by first strangulating her with nylon rope and then by hanging her from the hook of roof of service area by using a saree as a ligature - However, medical evidence does not support ocular evidence - Evidence of eye..........

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