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CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 300-- Murder - Extra-judicial confession - Reliability of - Principles to be borne in mind - Held, it is an imperative duty of Court to satisfy judicial conscience prior to placing any reliance upon extra-judicial confession made by accused - Governing principles relating to evidentiary value of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Evidentiary value - Evidence given by hostile witness may contain elements of truth , therefore, entire evidence should not be brushed aside...........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Dying declaration - Evidentiary value - Held, dying declaration is a hearsay evidence and is an exception to general rule of evidence - Principle of dying declaration is based on legal maxim "nemo moriturus proesumitur mentin" - a man will not meet his maker with a lie in his mouth - In present..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Voice identification-- Reliability and evidentiary value - Held, evidence of voice identification is prone to tempering, doctoring and editing, thus rendering it more difficult vis. a vis. visual identification - Thus, court should exercise caution while basing conviction purely on evidence of voice identification - On..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Eye witness - Evidentiary value - Statement of injured sought to be recorded in hospital - Doctor attending injured declined permission as he was medically unfit to make statement - However, statement of eye witness recorded - In material particulars what was recorded then was deposed to by him in..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 30-- Confession - Evidentiary value - It is a very weak type of evidence particularly when made to the police - It is not safe to convict on its basis unless there is adequate corroborative material...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Recovery of certain incriminating articles at the instance of accused u/s 27 of the Act by itself cannot form the basis of conviction - Recovery of incriminating articles and its evidentiary value has to be considered in the light of other relevant circumstances as well and the chain of events..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Appreciation of evidence of defence witnesses - Held, credibility of defence witnesses is at par with that of prosecution witnesses - Their evidentiary value should not be side lined merely because they have been examined by the defence...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of summoning order - Evidentiary value of material need not be examined by High Court at this stage - Merits of defence of accused cannot be gone into before the charges are framed...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 164-- Confession - S.164 Cr.P.C. requires strict and faithful compliance of sub-sections 2 to 4 - Failure to observe safeguards not only impairs evidentiary value of confession but cast a doubt on nature and voluntariness of confession on which no reliance can be placed...........

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