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PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Murder of wife by husband - Extra-judicial confession - Witness of confession not supported prosecution case - Serious discrepancies occurred in the evidence of PWs - More so, no action against accused was taken by complainant's side on such confession - It would be unsafe to rely upon such..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 34-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Two witnesses of extra judicial confession turned hostile - I.O did not turn up to give evidence in support of prosecution case - In FIR neither any assertion is made with regard to last seen nor any motive/intention was disclosed for murder of deceased -..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Murder - Extra judicial confession - Accused made confession before PW5 - Admittedly, PW5 was present not only at the time of cremation but also right from the day search was commenced after recovery of body, however, no information was given by him to the parents or to the police - PW5 kept mum..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 376, 404, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Murder - Rape - Extra judicial confession made before Village Administrative Officer PW12, to save himself from any adverse, physical handling by investigating authorities - PW12 was totally unbiased and unconnected with controversy in hand and not inimical to accused - PW12 was subjected to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 376, 404, 201-- Murder - Rape - Claiming parity with co-accused who is acquitted - Co-accused acquitted as his case is totally different from accused - Since extra judicial confession made by accused, recovery of nose pin of deceased at the instance of accused and other material on record proved against accused,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Murder of husband by wife - Extra-judicial confession made to police - Is admissible with respect to various recoveries, which are not proved to be connected with offence...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Murder of husband by wife - Extra-judicial confession - Accused was not having good relations with PW4, sister of deceased, thus making confession to such an inimical person is most unlikely - More so, when PW4 had gone to search of deceased to the house of accused, it is most unlikely that..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Accused killed his wife and infant son by setting them on fire - No witness that both deceased and accused were last seen together - No evidence regarding extra judicial confession - PW2 turned hostile - No evidence on record by which accused can be held..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 6-- Extra-judicial confession - Sexual intercourse - Accused confessed that he exploited the child sexually and for that he was ready to pay any amount of money - This statement of accused is an extra judicial confession - Though extra judicial confession is a weak piece of evidence, would have..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24, 26, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Extra judicial confession - From evidence it is crystal clear that accused were already in police station from 12:00 noon onwards and therefore, story of prosecution that they surrendered before Village Administrative Officer at 04:00 PM and thereafter made an extra judicial confession cannot not..........

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