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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 8-- Murder - Motive - Sister of accused was in love with deceased - Accused was against it and had motive to commit murder - Held, motive alone in absence of any other circumstantial evidence would not be sufficient for conviction...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Conviction on basis of circumstantial evidence - Following tests must be satisfied : (1) Circumstances from which conclusion of guilt is to be drawn should be fully established; (2) Facts so established should be consistent only with hypothesis of guilt of accused; (3) Circumstances..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f),377,302-- Rape and murder of minor girl - FSL report - Evidentiary value of - Prosecution established its case on circumstantial evidence as also by direct oral evidence - Inconclusive FSL report - Held, inconclusive FSL report is not of much importance - Settled principle of law that evidence has to be..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f),377,302-- Rape and murder of minor girl - FSL report - Evidentiary value of - Prosecution established its case on circumstantial evidence as also by direct oral evidence - Inconclusive FSL report - Held, inconclusive FSL report is not of much importance - Settled principle of law that evidence has to be..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Circumstantial evidence, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 313-- Scope and ambit of - Held, it is a settled principle of law that prosecution has to satisfy certain conditions before a conviction based on circumstantial evidence can be sustained - Circumstances from which conclusion of guilt is to be drawn should be fully established and should also be..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302-- Rape and murder of 5 years girl - Conviction on basis of last seen evidence and recovery of blood stained clothes - Death sentence - Held, there is no inflexible rule that death sentence cannot be awarded in a case resting on circumstantial evidence but Courts are as a matter of prudence hesitant..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Triple murder - Accused committed murder of his father, step mother and step sister by administering poisonous substance in sweets - Case resting on circumstantial evidence - There was bitter enmity between accused and deceased over division of property - Accused, after murder, put the bodies in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Accused committed murder of four children and a woman with whom he was living as husband and wife - Two children were from the first wife of accused with whom he had divorced and married deceased while projecting himself to be single after changing his name - On..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - No evidence that deceased and accused were seen together at the spot of occurrence or nearby the same in close proximity of time - No unanimity regarding manner in which accused arrested - Extra judicial confession allegedly suffered before chance witness and not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Cases resting on circumstantial evidence - Defence set up by accused that deceased died out of accidental fire in house - No body, other than deceased suffered burn injuries and none of inmates of house suffered a scratch of injury even though defence case that everybody was in house at..........

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