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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), 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
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 449, 34, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, 27-- Tripple murder case - Robbery - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of blood stained clothes and items - Veracity of recovery is doubtful, as recovery effected 2 days after arrest of accused and recovery of stolen articles from houses of accused which I.O had thoroughly searched previously - FSL..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 449, 34, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25, 27-- Tripple murder case - Robbery - Circumstantial evidence - DIG of police visited the scene of crime shortly after recovery of dead bodies - He inferred that crime may be committed by three persons who were electricians after seeing three tea tumblers and electrical equipments - This inference drawn..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
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
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 8-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Motive - Wife of deceased stated that her husband called accused for doing labour job - Accused and deceased left the house in congenial atmosphere - Theory of motive as propounded by wife of deceased per se unconvincing for the reason that had there been any..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of blood stained axe and clothes of deceased and accused - Delay in sending articles to FSL - There is thus, grave discrepancy regarding safe keeping of articles before the same were forwarded to FSL - No reliance therefore, can be placed on FSL report..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of wife by husband - Circumstantial evidence - Abscondance of accused - Absconding is a weak link in a chain of circumstances - It can only be pressed into service when other cinching materials are available on record - Only absconding from spot of occurrence will not make anybody guilty of..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder of wife by husband - Circumstantial evidence - Absence of explanation of accused regarding death of deceased - House in question where accused and deceased were living was not exclusively occupied or inhabited by them - Second wife and mother of accused were living in the same house -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f), 377, 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Rape and murder of 3 year old girl - Death sentence - Based on circumstantial evidence - Ordinarily, it would not be advisable to award capital punishment in a case of circumstantial evidence - But there is no hard and fast rule that death sentence should not be awarded in a case of circumstantial..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 380, 452, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 8-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Motive - Ocular evidence of PWs 3, 4, 10 and 11 shows that A-1 had grudge against deceased because much prior to incident it was seen and heard by them that deceased used to object A-1 for his having close association with one person who was involved in carrying..........

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