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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Opinion of doctor that suicide cannot be ruled out - High Court acquitted accused by arriving at conclusion that "medical evidence does not conclusively establish that it is a case of homicidal death" and that accused is entitled to benefit of doubt - View taken by High Court a plausible..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal trial-- Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of material objects - Recovery articles identified by father of deceased on 18.06.2000 whereas as per version of I.O. they were recovered on 23.06.2000 - There is material contradiction as to recovery - Raises serious doubt about recovery - Acquittal upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 18-- Recovery of 7 kg 40 gms opium - Production of case property before Magistrate - In the absence of order of Magistrate showing that contraband seized from accused was produced before Magistrate, oral evidence adduced that contraband was produced before Magistrate cannot form the basis to record..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 207-- Document - Any evidence intended to establish information expressed on any substance de hors substance, evidence is documentary - Conversely if it relates to substance it is a material object...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 18-- Recovery of 7 kg 40 gms opium - Best evidence is the Court records to prove production of case property before Magistrate and deposit of the same in Malkhana or document showing destruction of the contraband...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 207-- Documentary evidence also involves physical objects like written documents, photographs, cassette, DVD or memory card - However, when evidence is documentary, physical objects are only carriers of evidence - They are not evidence by itself...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 120B, Arms Act, 1959, Section 3, 25, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 65B-- Attempt to murder - Accused convicted solely on the basis of call details - However, documents relating to call details do not bear signature of any person - Whether they have been issued by service provider is also not established - Call details are not proved in accordance with law - Document..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378-- Appeal against acquittal - Mere fact that on re-appreciation of evidence, appellate Court is inclined to arrive at a conclusion which is at variance with trial Court, same cannot be reason for interference with order of acquittal...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 207-- Documentary evidence - Memory card created by accused contemporaneously recorded on mobile, along with commission of offence, does not itself displace status of memory card as document - Memory card itself is end product of crime - It is hence a material object and not a documentary evidence -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 147, 149-- Accident - Liability of insurance company - Fake driving licence - However, neither Tribunal nor High Court bothered to analyse pleadings and evidence adduced by parties on the issue as to whether owner was aware of fake driving licence possessed by driver - Mere fact that driving licence is fake..........

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