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CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Murder - Evidence of child witness - Child witness PW3 was 13 years old at the time of incident - Questions to satisfy itself have not been asked to this witness by trial Court - Held, only on the ground that questions have not been put to this witness, her evidence cannot be discarded - Her..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Murder - Child witness - Witness must be reliable one and his/her demeanour must be like any other competent witness and that there exists no likelihood of being tutored...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Child witness - Eight years of age at the time of trial - Soon after the incident she told her grandmother and her father that appellant had killed the deceased with daa and two days after the incident she gave statement before Magistrate u/s 164 Cr.P.C. to the similar effect - Right from the time..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Murder - Child witness - Murder - Accused convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment on sole testimony of daughter of deceased aged 8 years - Witness answered first few questions put by Court very smartly and intelligently and Court concluded that she could become witness in this case - She has..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Conviction - Sustainability - Link evidence missing - Deceased seen last not only with accused alone but another person was also present in same room - That person not examined by prosecution for reason best known to them - Child witness declared hostile - So-called extra-judicial..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Child witness - Not able to understand the questions put to her and not able to give any answers - Lacking power of understanding because of her childhood - Court should not examine such a witness...........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302,149,147,148,450, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3,118-- Appellant convicted on the testimony of three eyewitnesses - Appeal - PW2 was child witness and Court itself stated that she lacks power of understanding because of her childhood - Presence of PW1 at the time of incident was doubtful as he himself admitted in his cross examination that he used to..........
PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Child witness - Testimony of a child witness can be relied on for convicting a person if Court is satisfied that witness is giving true accounts of what he or she has seen and his or her testimony is reliable and trustworthy and there was no probability of his or her tutoring by any one...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364A-- Kidnapping for ransom - Accused kidnapped minor for ransom - Deposition of witness that victim had gone missing from his house and was kidnapped remained unshaken when tested on anvil of cross-examination - No motive assigned to father of child for framing accused persons, when cross-examined by..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Child witness - A child witness is a dangerous witness as he is liable to be influenced easily - Evidence of such witness has to be acted after careful scrutiny...........

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