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ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Extra judicial confession - Reliability - Murder case - Accused made confessions on two occasions - On the first occasion he was in drunken position - At the time of second confession he was slightly assaulted - Held, confession of accused cannot be said to be voluntarily and hence not reliable...........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - No eye witness to the occurrence - Prosecution allegations that accused allegedly killed his wife - Deceased was missing from the house of accused and three days thereafter, dead body was found floating in a river and was identified - Thus last seen theory not available to prosecution -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 21, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 164-- Extra judicial confession - Concept of extra judicial confession is primary a judicial creation, and must be used with restraint - Such a confession must be used only in limited circumstances, and should also be corroborated by way of abundant caution...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 21-- Extra judicial confession - It is a weak piece of evidence - Though it can be made the basis of conviction, due care and caution must be exercised by the Courts to ascertain the truthfulness of the confession - Rules of caution must be applied before accepting an extra-judicial confession - Before..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Extra judicial confession - Conviction can be made on the basis of an extra judicial confession, if (a) It is voluntary; and (ii) It is made to person who has no reason to depose falsely against the accused; and (iii) It is corroborated by the other circumstance...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Extra judicial confession - Injuries conform to the extra judicial confession - However, in the circumstances of the instant case, it cannot be said that the injuries corroborate the extra judicial confession...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Extra judicial confession - Evidentiary value - Depends upon the trustworthiness of the witness before whom made - Law does not contemplate that the evidence of an extra-judicial confession should in all cases be corroborated - It is not an inflexible rule that in no case conviction can be based..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Extra judicial confession - Conviction can be based on the basis of extra-judicial confession - If confession is tainted by inducement, promise or threat, that would be enough to exclude the confession from consideration - Extra judicial confession alleged to be made by appellant after she was..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Nobody saw accused committing murder of deceased - Prosecution case resting on circumstantial evidence - Accused husband committed murder of wife by throttling and thereafter buried her dead body in the sands of river - Dead body of deceased recovered nine days after accused and deceased..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 25, 26-- Extra judicial confession - Can form foundation for conviction only when it is made in absentia of police - If such confession is made in immediate presence of police personnel, it would have no bearing at all in ascertaining the complicity of the accused............

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