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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Extra-judicial confession - Accused and deceased were real brothers but their mother declared hostile - All three eye witnesses also turned hostile - No medical opinion that injuries sustained by deceased were sufficient to cause death in ordinary course of nature - Recovery of blood..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 30, 3-- Extra judicial confession of co-accused - Does not come within the definition of `evidence' u/s 3 of the Act as it was not required to be given on oath in presence of accused and could not be tested by cross-examination - It is a weak type of evidence which cannot be made the foundation for..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Common intention - Extra judicial confession of co-accused - Weapon of offence not attributed to appellant but was allegedly used and thrown by deceased accused - It is difficult to appreciate and accept that blood would remain on pharsa when it remained in water for six days - Purchases..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Extra-judicial confession - Accused in the influence of liquor killed deceased and made extra-judicial confession before PW4 on the same day of incident - PW4 neither informed the relatives of deceased immediately regarding murder nor to the police - PW4 admitted that accused was not..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Extra-judicial confession - Evidentiary value - Held, extra-judicial confession is weak evidence in absence of chain of cogent circumstances for recording conviction...........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Extra judicial confession - Accused assaulted deceased by means of blunt side of axe resulting in his death - All injuries were ante mortem in nature and were sufficient in ordinary nature to cause death - Extra judicial confession of accused before PW1 appears..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Extra-judicial confession - Witness of extra judicial confession does not inspire confidence - Eye witnesses turned hostile - PW2 supported prosecution case but there are many latches and contradictions in his evidence - Prosecution recovered empty cartridges from spot but failed to prove..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 302-- Rape and murder - Extra judicial confession - Merely because one of witnesses to confessional statement does not support confession in its entirely, entire confession should not be brushed aside as unreliable particularly when independent witness had supported the recording of conviction -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Extra judicial confession - It is not open to any court to start with presumption that extra-judicial confession is insufficient to convict accused even though supported by other circumstantial evidence and corroborated by independent witness - If evidence relating to extra-judicial confession is..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Acquittal - Validity - Accused alleged to have killed deceased with a `darat' - Extra judicial confession made before ward Panch and Nambardar not proved - Prosecution failed to prove that blood stained `darat' recovered from possession of accused and he was seen with `darat' coming out..........

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