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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 379, 149, 148-- Murder - Sole testimony of eye witnesses - Parity with co-accused - If deposition of eye witnesses are not reliable qua one of accused and he is acquitted by giving benefit of doubt, same benefit ought to have been given to other accused also, unless there is some further material/evidence against..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 17-- Illegal gratification - Investigation by a police officer not of the rank of DSP or equal - Lapse only an irregularity - Unless irregularity results in causing prejudice, conviction will not be vitiated and bad in law...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, 154-- Hostile witness - Evidence of hostile witness remains admissible in the trial and there is no legal bar to base conviction upon their testimonies which is also corroborated by other reliable evidence...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Murder - Appeal against acquittal - Hostile witness - Trial Court erred in acquitting accused `P'on the ground that material witnesses had turned hostile and did not support the prosecution case - As evidence of hostile witness remains admissible in the trial and there is no legal bar to base..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439-- Bail - Court has to keep in mind nature of accusations, nature of evidence in support thereof, severity of the punishment, which conviction will entail, character of the accused, circumstances which are peculiar to the accused involved in that crime...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Mere allegation of harassment without any positive action in proximity to time of occurrence on part of accused that led a person to commit suicide, conviction in terms of S.306 IPC will not be sustainable...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Alteration of sentence - Where High Court had disposed of revision petition, upheld conviction, reduced sentence to period already undergone and enhanced fine, it became functus officio and as such, it could not have entertained petition u/s 482 Cr.P.C for altering sentence...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 420, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Offence u/s 420 IPC - Compromise - Chance of ultimate conviction bleak after compromise/settlement arrived at between parties - Continuation of criminal prosecution will be futile exercise and a sheer wastage of previous time of Court - Continuation of criminal proceedings after compromise would..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20(b)(ii)(C)-- Recovery of 60 kg ganja - Independent witnesses turned hostile - Case is based only on evidence of I.O and other police witnesses - Material contradictions in statements of police witnesses and I.O - Dates are also wrongly mentioned in some of relevant documents - In the Malkhana register also..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 364, 120B, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, 27-- Kidnapping and Murder - Circumstantial evidence - First circumstance of A1 pointing out place of murder of deceased - Evidence of Police Officials that place of murder of deceased was not in knowledge of police until A1 took police to spot - No valid ground to disbelieve testimony of police..........

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