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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 120B, 34-- Extra-judicial confession - Murder - Criminal conspiracy - Confession made by accused was composite in nature, with regard to conspiracy hatched with assistance of co-accused to do away with deceased - Acquittal of co-accused giving him benefit of doubt in such situation assumed relevance -..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 120B-- Murder of husband by wife - Circumstantial evidence - Two stories of murder developed by prosecution - Both stories were not proved on record - Extra judicial confession of accused does not appeal to logic - Investigation of case from beginning to end was quite lackadaisical and sketchy - Chain of..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Extra-judicial confession - Accused made extra judicial confession before PW3, who is merely a servant - There was no reason or occasion for accused to make extra judicial confession before PW3, who is not person of influence having contacts with police or any..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Extra judicial confession - Accused confessed before brother of deceased that he throttled neck of deceased by lathi - However, medical evidence shows that strangulation was not found to have been done with an object like lathi and it was subjected with soft..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Extra judicial confession - Dead body of deceased found in a graveyard with multiple injuries - Accused made confession to PW9, who is not previously known to him - It is doubtful as to whether accused would have chosen a total stranger to make confession -..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 30-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Confession by a co-accused - Extra judicial confession of co-accused cannot be used as substantive evidence against accused and cannot be sole foundation for conviction - Since except extra judicial confession, there is no evidence against accused, accused..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Murder - Extra judicial confession - Accused `S' made extra judicial confession before her son - Statement of son of accused `S' recorded 3 months after the recovery of dead body - It is thus not safe to rely upon such statement, as not recorded in regular trial and is not akin to a statement made..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Offence u/s 201 IPC - Extra judicial confession of co-accused - Cannot be made basis of conviction of accused, particularly when such confession is not proved on record - Accused acquitted...........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Double murder - Circumstantial evidence - Extra-judicial confession - Two tender age children were brutally killed by accused - Dead body of children recovered at the instance of accused - Three witnesses to extra-judicial confession unequivocally and unflinchingly stated that accused made..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Disclosure statement - If accused himself is informant of cognizable offence or gave a confession admissible to a limited extent u/s 27 of Evidence Act or made extra-judicial confession before an independent person, in such event, statement made in FIR or extra judicial confession or confession..........

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