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HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - It is the duty of Court to appreciate the testimony of interested/hostile witnesses with circumspection, and if so required, look for some corroboration, by other contemporaneous material on record, to lend assurance and credence to the testimony of witnesses...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Interested witness - It is the duty of Court to appreciate the testimony of interested/hostile witnesses with circumspection, and if so required, look for some corroboration, by other contemporaneous material on record, to lend assurance and credence to the testimony of witnesses...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 451, 341, 147, 323, 506, 149-- Offence u/ss 451, 341, 147, 323, 506, 149 IPC - Occurrence took place during fair and many people had gathered there - However, prosecution only examined interested witnesses and no independent witness was associated - PWs turned hostile - Statements of police officials and doctor are also of no..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2016
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, 147, 148, 149, 504-- Triple murder case - Non-examination of independent witness - Entire case of prosecution cannot be discarded merely on the ground of absence of independent witness, as long as evidence of eye witness, though interested is trustworthy...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 452, 506-- Rape - Inimical relations of PW5 and accused `S' - PW5, who has given direct evidence of rape, is an advocate and an accused in another rape case - He admitted that accused `S' and his brother lodged a case against him under the provisions of Protection of Forest Act - PW5 influenced the victim..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13-- Illegal gratification - False implication - No direct evidence on record that I.O was having any personal grudge against accused - So far as past conduct of I.O is concerned, same is not relevant as it may be in the peculiar facts of a particular case and has no bearing in present case - Moreover,..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Extra judicial confession - Murder - Both the accused persons made extra judicial confession before PW4 - This fact is corroborated by testimony of PW1 - Extra judicial confession is a weak piece of evidence which needs corroboration - PW4 is not a interested or related witness and nor he has any..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal trial -- Interested/Relative witness - Reliability - Evidence of PWs 2 & 3 is consistent, cogent and reliable - Presence of PWs 2 & 3 at the scene of occurrence was natural as they were eye witnesses - They have fully supported the case of prosecution - Their evidence is consistent with the prosecution..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 15, 31-- Recovery of poppy straw - Non-joining of independent witness - No effort made to join independent witness in the investigation - Evidence on record shows that there are certain loop holes which have not been plugged - Accused convicted on the basis of testimony of official witnesses - Testimonies..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
Details
Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Trap witness - A trap witness is an interested witness and his testimony, to be accepted and relied upon requires corroboration - In the instant case, PW8 who was a member of raiding party had sent the report to police station and thereafter carried the formal investigation..........

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