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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Factum of information given by accused that deceased stayed back at the house of her sister after accused and deceased last seen together coupled with the fact that accused absconded after date of incident is a pointer to a strong suspicion that accused was..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of wife by husband - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Death caused by stabbing knife - Accused has occasion to commit crime as deceased was residing with him in the same house - More so, they were last seen together before crime was committed - Medical and scientific evidence..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 379, 201, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 114-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of silver and gold ornaments - Recovery made after four months of incident and recovery witnesses not supported prosecution case - Thus, no question of identification made by PW3 - Trial Court convicted accused on basis of presumption drawn u/s 114 of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Proximate cause of death was septicaemia in an operated case - There were some injuries on body of deceased but those were not sufficient in ordinary course of nature to cause death - Deceased survived for 51 days - Thus, conviction u/s 302 IPC modified to..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 302, 201, 120B-- Abduction and murder - Circumstantial evidence - Entire case of prosecution starting from registration of FIR, confession leading to arrest, recovery among other things appears to be not correct and acceptable - Various doubts also improbabilities which are inherent, apart from infirmities found..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Prosecution projected case to be of `honour killing' by accused - However, there is no evidence on record that deceased eloped and married without parents consent - PW1 not supported prosecution case - Blood stained clothes though recovered but neither knife nor..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Hostile witness - Close relatives of deceased not supported prosecution case in entirety and they were declared hostile - However, no family member have attended funeral of deceased - Conduct of witnesses is unusual, as they have tried to save accused by deposing..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Deceased died after receiving several injuries on his body - Complainant, who is brother of deceased initially stated that deceased died due to accident - DW3, who is a male nurse, also stated that it was a case of accident - It thus, appears that deceased who..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 397, 411, 120B-- Murder - Robbery - Circumstantial evidence - Accused and co-accused were known to each other - Scientific and medical evidence on record shows that death of deceased was caused by knives used by accused in commission of crime - Prosecution recovered major part of robbed property and same has been..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Common intention - Circumstantial evidence - Motive of crime proved on record as accused taken away Rs.10,000 from house of deceased, though they not succeeded in taking away the amount of Rs.3.5 lakhs, which was in their knowledge - Blood stain clothes of accused recovered at the..........

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