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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Inflicting cruelty and torture upon deceased with regard to demand of dowry is proved on record by PW1 and PW2 - No major contradiction found in statements made by these PWs - Link between acts of accused and death of deceased is established from depositions of these PWs -..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Testimony of eye witnesses fail to inspire confidence - Eye witnesses did not take injured to hospital and dead body of deceased was found in decomposed condition - If eye witnesses actually witnessed the incident, they would have taken deceased who was in injured condition to hospital..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 364, 364A, 365, 302, 120B, Arms Act, 1959, Section 21(1)(a)-- Kidnapping and murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Material contradictions between evidence of last seen witnesses - Last seen witnesses though knew that deceased was missing but did not inform PW1 or police to the presence and conduct of accused, despite residing near residence..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 304(Part II)-- Nature of offence - Accused poured kerosene on deceased when she was trying to run out of house to save herself and was trying to open latch of door of house, he threw match stick on her person and set her ablaze - Nothing is on record that accused was in a highly inebriated stage - Plea of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 364, 364A, 365, 302, 120B, Arms Act, 1959, Section 21(1)(a), Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Kidnapping and murder - Circumstantial evidence - Extra judicial confession - There are contradictions about circumstances in which confession was made viz, number of people in whose presence it was made, degree of coercion/fear/intimidation that elicited alleged confession among others - More so,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 363, 364, 364A, 365, 302, 120B, Arms Act, 1959, Section 21(1)(a)-- Kidnapping and murder - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of dead body of deceased - Dead body recovered in decomposed state with one leg missing in agricultural farm - PW1/father of deceased not testified that he had identified dead body found in agricultural farm was that of deceased - No..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 411, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 32-- Murder - Dying declaration - Version of facts stated in dying declaration are in enormous conflict with facts stated by eye witness and also location shown in site plan - Out of four eye witnesses cited by prosecution, three did not support prosecution story - Three independent witnesses produced..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Accused as under trial had undergone 2 years 8 months 11 days of custody - He after his conviction by Sessions Court in 1995 till 2006 remained in custody completing 11 years 9 months 26 days - Accused thus, undergone total custody of 14 years 6 months 7 days - Acquittal upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, 228, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Quashing of charges - Murder case - There is sufficient ground for proceeding against accused and frame charges against accused - At the stage of framing charge, Court is not required to hold an elaborate enquiry, only prima facie case is to be seen - High Court committed error in interfering with..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 379, 149, 148-- Murder - Sole testimony of eye witnesses - Parity with co-accused - If deposition of eye witnesses are not reliable qua one of accused and he is acquitted by giving benefit of doubt, same benefit ought to have been given to other accused also, unless there is some further material/evidence against..........

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