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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Hostile witness - Murder case - Informant though turned hostile but he categorically stated that site plan contains his signatures - Inquest report was also prepared by police in his presence, blood samples of deceased were collected at the place of occurrence, clothes of deceased were recovered..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Medical evidence - Inquest report of deceased shows that deceased was dead on the way to hospital `P'- However, PWs stated that dead body of deceased was taken from hospital `P' to other hospital `V', which is contrary to prosecution case - Neither doctor of hospital `P' was examined nor..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Conduct of complainant - Initially no report was lodged by complainant regarding occurrence - When inquest report of deceased was submitted by constable complainant stated that deceased died due to an accident - Complainant filed the written report after 9 days..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304B, 498A, 306, 302, 34-- Dowry death - Cruelty - Deceased died within 7 years of her marriage as a result of drowning - No marks of injury on the body of deceased were shown in inquest panchnama and post mortem report - Theory that deceased was done to death earlier and thereafter her body was thrown into well, rightly..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Delayed FIR - Murder case - Offence committed at around 4-5 p.m - Registration of FIR at police station between 7.30 to 8.00 p.m. - No reason to draw adverse inference, particularly when after occurrence, deceased was taken to nearby nursing home where he was declared dead and body remained there..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Delay in filing FIR - Murder - Plea that photolash and challanlash has no crime number and that FIR of incident was signed by Chief Judicial Magistrate after nine days of scribing FIR - Said plea is not sufficient to consider FIR ante-timed as case crime number is clearly mentioned in inquest..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 174, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 149-- Inquest report - Murder - Non-recording of certain relevant entries in inquest report do not constitute material defect so grave to throw out prosecution story and otherwise reliable testimonies of PWs that have mostly remained uncontroverted...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Inquest report - Not necessary to mention name of accused in inquest report - However, when PW1 disclosed the name of accused in FIR and he himself was also a witness of inquest along with PW4, then natural conduct is that he should also tell the name of accused to I.O. - Such lapse..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Deceased attacked by `Phawra' and neck of deceased was beheaded from the body - Eye witnesses stated that accused ran away from the scene of occurrence along with `Phawra' and head of deceased - However, PW5 Inspector stated that only `Phawra' was recovered from accused and head of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder in Courtroom - Inquest undertaken and body sent for postmortem even before registration of FIR - Entire prosecution case cannot be discarded as assault was made in Courtroom which called for immediate action on part of investigators to clear the Courtroom as early as possible...........

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