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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Conviction - Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Benefit of doubt - Testimony of sole-witness, not reliable - TIP done after two weeks of arrest of accused - Contradiction in identification and arrest of accused - Finger prints found on liquor bottle not matched with that of accused - Recovery of..........
TELANGANA AND ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Witness of Last seen theory is not reliable, as PW7 remained silent for 2 months after the occurrence itself and PW8 also suffers from the same shortcomings - Said witnesses were shown to be roped by police as an after thought in order to put..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Conviction - Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Three accused convicted for the offence punishable u/s 302 - Recovery of katta at the instance of A1 disbelieved and FSL report does not establish that said katta was used in the commission of offence - Neither arrest of A1 nor recovery of..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 120B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of bale (ghatari) having dead body of deceased - Accused committed murder of deceased and subsequently both accused enwrapped the dead body in blanket and a bale (ghatari) was prepared - Dead body was recovered from possession of accused - Onus is on..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 120B-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Testimony of PW1 - PW1 is the taxi driver, who was hired by accused for dumping dead body of deceased - However, on being inquired by PW1, both the accused took dead body back to shop - Thereafter, co-accused fled away from the spot and accused closed the shutter..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 120B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Dead body of deceased recovered from exclusive possession of accused, stands proved - Both the accused hatched criminal conspiracy to destroy the evidence by attempting to dump the dead body - Story of accidental death of deceased is not proved on record, as..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen together - Time lag between the occurrence of death and when accused was last seen in company of deceased, is considerably large - When time-lag is considerably large, it would be safe for Court to look for corroboration - No corroboration forthcoming -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 452, 147, 148, 149, 506, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 8-- Murder - Unlawful assembly - Circumstantial evidence - Motive - There was previous quarrel between accused no.4 and deceased and deceased slapped accused no.4 near a grocery shop in village, which is alleged to be motive for crime - However, prosecution not proved said fact by examining..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 452, 147, 148, 149, 506-- Murder - Unlawful assembly - Circumstantial evidence - Accused allegedly assaulted deceased with deadly weapons on his hands and legs while dragging him for about 2 km from his house to fields, which led to his death - Weapons used in crime were stated to be sword, sticks axe and pipe - However,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 364, 379, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27, 26-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Disclosure statement - Recovery of material objects - None of witnesses identified camera or stated belongings of deceased - Said statements are inadmissible in spite of mandate contained in S.27 of the Act, as it not resulted in discovery of new fact - Material..........

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