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CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 215, 216-- Framing of additional charges - Examination of witnesses - If any charge is added in during the course of trial, it is the duty of Court to summon all witnesses conversant with facts pertaining to additional charge to adduce evidence afresh only on that point - Accused then ought to be given..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20(c), 67-- Recovery of 20.774 kgs of hashish - Conscious possession - Contraband concealed in covers of Tibetan religious books to avoid its detection - Statement of all prosecution witnesses are consistent and despite searching cross examination, no infirmities have been elicited - Accused, a native from..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 149, Explosive Substances Act, 1908, Section 3, 4, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Double murder case - Eye witnesses vividly deposed about genesis of occurrence, participation and involvement of accused persons in the crime - Non-examination of witnesses, who was on the way to hospital or the hospital itself when deceased narrated the incident - Not fatal to prosecution case...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 392, 506, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 114-- Robbery - Non-examination of material witness - Adverse inference - Complainant failed to produce his son as witness in presence of whom accused looted Rs.22,000 from him - Adverse inference has to be drawn against complainant - Moreso, contradictions were shown in the statement of eye witnesses..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 18, Rule 4, Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 16, Rule 1(3)-- Affidavit in lieu of examination-in-chief of a witness not named in the list of witnesses tendered - Evidence of said witness not to be read in evidence, as leave to examine said witness not given - However, liberty is granted to plaintiff to file an appropriate application to seek leave of Court..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Partition suit-- Family settlement/samjhotanama executed between parties and plaintiff was already compensated for his share - Witnesses to the said document confirmed that they were present when document was executed between parties - No material contradiction emerged from the testimony of witnesses regarding..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Will -- Suspicious circumstances - Recitals in Will appears to more intended to save adoption and settlement deeds, than to bequeath share of testator to legatees - Even, Will does not contain any recitals to the effect that it was read over and explained to her and she affixed her thumb impression after..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439-- Bail - Sexual assault on minor girl - Trial in matter was unnecessarily prolonged and just one prosecution witness was recalled 104 times for cross examination - Even, during period of examination of prosecution witnesses, there were number of attacks on witnesses, leading to death of two..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 311-- Recall of a witness - Witness examined and cross examined - Order for recall and examination of witnesses cannot be granted on mere asking...........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 373, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 114-- Buying of minor for prostitution - Non-examination of material witnesses - Adverse inference - In the instant case, PW2 & 3 who were material witnesses did not support the prosecution story and declared hostile - Even, other material witnesses were not examined though they were readily available..........

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