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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
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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..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 300-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Incriminating articles and murder weapon were found on disclosure and pointing of accused-appellant on 19.08.2003 inside bush - No bloodstains or blood trail were found on ground or on leaves, as probably due to heavy rains, bloodstains might have been washed out..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Proof - Circumstantial evidence - Appellants took deceased from his house and went with him to Bansoor - Thereafter they went to attend marriage of daughter of Arjun Sarpanch together - From there they went towards village Mehenpur together and dead body of deceased was discovered in a..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Case resting on circumstantial evidence - Accused allegedly committed murder of deceased and threw dead body in well - Motive which actuated accused to commit murder, alleged was that there was illicit relation between sister in law and deceased - However, not a bit of evidence to explain..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Case resting on circumstantial evidence - Dead body of deceased detected after long gap of time and could not be identified even by her parents - No material on record to indicate that deceased wife was seen near river where dead body was found, along with accused husband - Even evidence..........

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