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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 120B-- Murder - Extra-judicial confession of co-accused - PW3, to whom extra judicial confession alleged to be made, while recording his statement u/s 164 Cr.P.C, has not made such statement of extra judicial confession made by co-accused - In addition there are no other circumstances on record to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Extra judicial confession - Does not require corroboration in all cases - Conviction can be based on a voluntarily confession but rule of prudence requires that wherever possible it should be corroborated by independent evidence - However, it does not require that each and every circumstance..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(1)(C), 13(2), 67, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 409, 477A-- Misappropriation of public money - Confessional statement of accused - Though confession was made before PW3 and PW2 by accused, but no question was put to PW3 and PW2 that extra judicial confession was an outcome of any threat, inducement or allurement - Confession was thus, made voluntarily and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Interested witness - Double murder case - PW4 is the daughter of accused/mother - Family members of PW1 killed by accused, as she married PW1 against wishes of accused - Two days prior to occurrence accused threatened PW4 to leave PW1 else she would get his family members killed - Said statement,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Extra-judicial confession - Murder case - PW4 stated that on the night of occurrence both A-1 and A-2 made extra judicial confession and clothes of A-2 were blood stained - Evidence of PW4 explaining blood stains on cloth of A-2 due to toppling of auto does not advance case of prosecution that A-1..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Extra judicial confession - Murder - Two separate incidents - One in afternoon time in the road and other at night in the house of deceased - Confession of accused before PW5 only relate to first incident happened in afternoon - Narration of fact of PW5 in his deposition that accused woke him up..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Circumstantial evidence - Extra judicial confession - Murder case - Number of persons had gone to house of accused and when he was put in fear of police, he made extra judicial confession - Same requires corroboration - More so, recovery of dead body at the instance of accused treated as extra..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Order framing charge - Dead body of deceased recovered from well - No marks of injury were noticeable on body of deceased - No suspicion cast by any witness examined during inquest proceedings regarding death of deceased - No motive attributed to accused to commit crime - So called extra..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Testimony of witnesses - Recovery weapon - Last seen evidence and extra-judicial confession made by respondent-accused before PW-16, is found unworthy of reliance - Further, murder weapon axe, was recovered at the instance of accused from an abandoned open room in a field which had easy..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Extra-judicial confession - Not usually considered with favour but that does not mean that such confession coming from person who has no reason to state falsely and circumstances tend to support his statement, should not be believed...........

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