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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 458, 392, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Robbery - Murder - Conviction based on circumstantial evidence - Appreciation of evidence - Deceased was alone at home in the night of incident - Two looted articles not recovered from exclusive possession of accused and not even got identified from complainant to ascertain whether these articles..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 404, 120B-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Administration of poison - PW12, who was running a Medical shop proved the fact that accused purchased sulfas from him - This witness is an independent witness and had no reason to give false evidence against accused - Moreover, nothing incriminating elicited by..........
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..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder Circumstantial evidence - Circumstantial evidence of the following character needs to be fully established:- (i) Circumstances should be fully proved; (ii) Circumstances should be conclusive in nature; (iii) All the facts established should be consistent only with the hypothesis of guilt;..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
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..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Accused after killing deceased tried to destroy evidence by burning body - All accused were in the house at the time of incident but they have not explained the circumstances which led to death of deceased - Though there was no eye witnesses to the incident,..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - PW2 not seen the occurrence and he only mentioned that deceased was in drunken condition went away from Dhaba - Other two last seen witnesses were declared hostile and not supported the prosecution story - Story stated by last seen witnesses do..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27, 25-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Disclosure statement - Recovery of `Sabbal' (Iron rod) - Information regarding sabbal was given to police - On perusal of discovery statement, it revealed that it amounts to confession made by accused before police officer, therefore, same is hit by S.25 of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
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
Details
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..........

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