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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - On 26.08.2000 at about 4.30 P.M. appellants and two other co-accused were in a van driven by deceased which they hired to go to Haridwar - On next morning at about 10.00 A.M. dead body of deceased recovered from under a bridge at a place near..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Proof - Evidence on record fully established last seen theory - Blood stains found on appellant's shirt, considered along with factum of appellant having led prosecution to discover his blood stained clothes and body of deceased put together, blood stains found..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder on ship by co-crew member - Circumstantial evidence - Post mortem report reveals about 14 stab wounds on neck - No blood found on dress of appellant or on scene of occurrence - No explanation from prosecution side as to why clothes of appellant were not seized - Two blood-stained knives..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Occurrence took place about 1.30 A.M - Deceased found lying dead on his bed - Accused/appellants lived with him in his house and were present at the time incident took place - Accused `P' made a statement u/s.27 of Evidence Act and led police to recover weapon of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 366, 368, 354-- Murder - Death sentence - Circumstantial evidence - Accused committed murder of 5 persons and sentenced to death by trial Court - High Court commuted sentence to life imprisonment with direction that accused shall not be released from prison unless he serves 20 years of imprisonment including the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 376-- Rape and murder - Proof - Circumstantial evidence - Dead body of victim found lying in field - Medical evidence shows that victim was subjected to sexual intercourse before her death - Presence of accused at spot immediately after occurrence established - Conduct of accused in running away from..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, 8, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Motive - Circumstantial evidence - Where prosecution relies on circumstantial evidence only then motive is a relevant fact - Where chain of other circumstances establish beyond reasonable doubt that accused has committed the offence, then Court cannot hold that in absence of motive..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Motive - In a case of circumstantial evidence, motive assumes great significance and importance - If evidence on record suggest sufficient/necessary motive to commit a crime, it may be conceived that accused has committed the same...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34, 201-- Murder of first wife by assaulting her with a knife and for causing disappearance of evidence - Circumstantial evidence - Motive along with chain of circumstances proved - Accused miserably failed to show any missing link in the chain of circumstances - Conviction calls for no interference...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Test to determine - Circumstances from which conclusion of guilt is to be drawn should in first instance be fully established - All facts so established should be consistent only with hypothesis of guilt of accused - Circumstances should be of conclusive nature..........

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