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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 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
Details
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..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, 106-- Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Onus to prove - Mere invocation of last seen theory sans facts and evidence in case will not suffice to shift onus upon accused u/s 106 of the Act, unless prosecution first establishes a prima facie case...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Accused and deceased left cinema hall together - PW2, gate keeper of Cinema knew both of them - Evidence of PW2 corroborates evidence of father and wife of deceased to the effect that deceased had gone to see a movie before occurrence of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 364, 379, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - PW11 identified all three accused in Court, who came at the time when he was washing his car along with deceased and he had last seen all of them sitting in Van on that day - Testimony of PW11 remains intact even during cross-examination, as he..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Double murder case - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Accused and both the deceased were last seen together - Although there is time gap between when quarrel involving two deceased and three co-accused took place and the time of deaths, but in the absence of evidence which would..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 120B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Examination of evidence and materials on record shows that circumstantial evidence surrounding commission of offence clearly connects accused persons with offence - Even, evidence of child witness is corroborated on material particulars - Moreover, last seen..........

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