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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 364, 120B-- Murder - Kidnapping - Circumstantial evidence - Benefit of doubt - Last seen theory not acceptable as there is no close proximity between place and time of crime - Motive of crime not proved - Disclosure statement of appellant cannot be looked at for corroboration of this version - Weapon of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 302, 34-- Abduction and murder - Common intention - Circumstantial evidence - Accused convicted on the basis of following circumstances: (i) Motive was against deceased due to his not agreeing to proposal of marriage of co-accused with his daughter; (ii) accused and co-accused both being cousins, knew each..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 302, 201, 120B-- Abduction and murder - Circumstantial evidence - Entire case of prosecution starting from registration of FIR, confession leading to arrest, recovery among other things appears to be not correct and acceptable - Various doubts also improbabilities which are inherent, apart from infirmities found..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Extra judicial confession - Dead body of deceased found in a graveyard with multiple injuries - Accused made confession to PW9, who is not previously known to him - It is doubtful as to whether accused would have chosen a total stranger to make confession -..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 32-- Murder - Robbery - Circumstantial evidence - Allegation that accused murdered the deceased and stole his car and was arrested when they met with an accident - Two circumstances emerging from the evidence i.e recovery of dead body and finding the accused with others inside the vehicle - However,..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Identity of dead body - Dead body of deceased recovered in decomposed state - Cause of death not known - Since body of deceased was found in decomposed state, it was incumbent on the part of PWs to establish the manner in which they could identify the body or..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 364, 34-- Murder of 9 years old girl - Circumstantial evidence - Appeal against conviction - Accused acquitted as there is sufficient indication to doubt the prosecution story viz. : (i) dead body of deceased has not been physically identified as it was found in mutilated and decomposed state, but..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 201-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Circumstantial evidence - Deceased found missing while travelling in train along with accused - Dead body recovered after 6 days from the railway track not proved to be of deceased - No allegation of cruelty or harassment for or in connection with dowry demand made against..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 302, 201, 120B-- Kidnapping and murder - Circumstantial evidence - Accused arrested on the basis of extra judicial confession that too in the state of intoxication - All PWs turned hostile - None of PWs of incident stated that accused was arrested for murder of `A' - Prosecution failed to establish that dead body..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Accused acquitted - Circumstantial evidence - Delay of three days in lodging FIR - Dead body recovered at the instance of accused is doubtful as contradiction was found regarding disclosure statements and recovery of dead body - Fact of dead body lying at particular place was not..........

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