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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..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Death sentence - Rarest of rare case - Cold blooded murder but it was done quite stealthly - Entire case resting on circumstantial evidence - Not possible to discern and arrive at any definite conclusion as to the role played by each of the accused in the commission of the dastardly crime..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Case resting on circumstantial evidence - Dead body of deceased with stab wounds recovered from the place near to the residence of the deceased - Recovery of knife allegedly used and blood stained clothes neither proved, nor produced in court, nor shown to the accused - Accused also not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder case - Prosecution case resting on circumstantial evidence - Accused person husband and his mother and sisters - Relations between accused and deceased wife strained - Conviction upheld on the basis of following circumstances : (1) Independent witnesses stated that due to inability of the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 8, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302-- Motive - Rape and murder - Case based on circumstantial evidence - Held, motive assumes great importance in cases of circumstantial evidence - It goes a long way in forging the link in the chain...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Prosecution has relied heavily on circumstantial evidence - Both Courts below have examined entire evidence with great care and caution and have reached conclusion that murder has been committed by none other than appellant herein - Held, approach of Courts below..........

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