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BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 125-- Maintenance to wife - Wife deserted husband on ground of fraud being played by husband in the matter of marriage regarding concealment of fact that he was dumb (unable to speak) - However, such allegation had been raised after 19 years of marriage and birth of two children - It is not possible to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 195, 340-- Perjury - Proceedings u/s 340 Cr.P.C. against expert witness - Merely because an expert has tendered an opinion that too without being conclusive and definite, it cannot be said that he has committed perjury so as to help somebody - More so, mere rejection of expert evidence by itself may not also..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 195, 340-- Perjury - Proceedings u/s 340 Cr.P.C. against expert witness - Expert evidence needs to be given a closer scrutiny and requires a different approach while initiating proceedings u/s 340 Cr.P.C., as it is an opinion given by an expert and a professional, particularly when expert himself lodged a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- FIR - Mere non mention of two of the names of accused in FIR cannot be fatal to prosecution case, when implication of all accused was perfectly justified and supported by legal evidence as was spoken by eye witness and further corroborated by medical evidence...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of FIR at preliminary stage - Where from the perusal of FIR and evidence collected, a cognizable offence is disclosed to have been committed by a person, High Court should not quash such an FIR at a preliminary stage in exercise of its power conferred upon it u/s 482 Cr.P.C. or u/art 226..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 256-- Absence of complainant or his advocate - Acquittal of accused - Evidence of prosecution completed and case landed at the stage of defence - Court instead of passing order of acquittal should have passed order of adjournment for further hearing or close hearing of case as presence of complainant..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 37, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 438-- Anticipatory bail - Contraband - It is neither necessary nor desirable to weigh evidence meticulously to arrive at a positive finding as to whether or not accused has committed offence under NDPS Act - What is to be seen is whether there is reasonable ground for believing that accused is not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 293-- Report of scientific expert - DNA test was not carried out in a government laboratory and instead was done at a private laboratory in violation of norms - PW10 doctor who was examined in connection with DNA test, admittedly had no expertise in the line and his evidence is, thus, for all intents..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 156-- Defective investigation - Offence u/ss 304-B, 498-A, 201 IPC - Accused acquitted viz. (i) Shoddy, casual, laconical and insensitive investigation conducted by police; (ii) diary of deceased though seized, had not been produced at trial; (iii) evidence of relative of deceased who had opined that..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20, 29, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378(3)-- Recovery of 500 gms charas - Appeal against acquittal - Leave to appeal - Grant of - No independent witness examined by prosecution and only official witnesses are examined - No evidence on record that official witnesses had hostile animus against accused at any point of time prior to incident -..........

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