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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 366, 376(2)(i), 376(2)(n), 376(2)(j), 376(2)(m), 376A, 302, 201-- Kidnapping, rape and murder of 13 years old girl - Circumstantial evidence - Death sentence - Case does not fall under rarest of rare case due to residual doubts as follows: (i) Crucial witness of last seen theory is partly inconsistent in cross-examination and quickly jumps from open statement to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 302-- Abduction and murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Deceased was last seen with A-1 and A-2 in the morning - However, consistent stand of accused that deceased for reasons best known to him disappeared from Railway station, about which accused had informed PW1 on the same day -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Only evidence against accused is last seen by PW4 at 2 pm and by PW5 at 5 pm and later in night, accused with gunny bag on her scooty - Such evidence does not complete chain of circumstances so as to maintain conviction of accused for an..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Deceased was last seen by informant in company of accused - On the next day dead body of deceased was found - In the meantime nobody has seen deceased anywhere - There was nothing to show what happened with deceased and who murdered him - It..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 364, 201-- Double murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Dead bodies of two missing deceased were found in the field - Last seen witness/PW3 while supporting prosecution case stated that he saw two deceased in company of accused and two of them carrying box - More so, informant stated that PW3..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 120B-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen together - Prosecution contended that it is accused who took deceased to room with intention of killing him since accused `S' suspected that PW10 was having an affair with deceased - However, manner in which accused reached at the spot and guest house..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 366, 376(2)(i), 302- - Circumstantial evidence - PW4, brother of deceased accompanied deceased to Mela on fateful day and identified the accused, who took away deceased from Mela - Investigation revealed headless body of deceased in bushes - Trial Court rightly recorded guilt of accused which was affirmed by High Court..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 449, 34, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, 27-- Tripple murder case - Robbery - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Last seen witnesses saw entry and exit of accused from crime scene respectively - Witnesses conveyed this piece of valuable information to complainant right before he filed first information - However, there is no whisper..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - PW2, PW15 and PW20 claimed to have seen accused and deceased together - Even accused and deceased were allegedly grappling with each other - Though last seen witnesses were present at the spot, where dead body of deceased was recovered and..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 364, 120B-- Murder - Kidnapping - Circumstantial evidence - Benefit of doubt - Last seen theory not acceptable as there is no close proximity between place and time of crime - Motive of crime not proved - Disclosure statement of appellant cannot be looked at for corroboration of this version - Weapon of..........

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