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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Non-examination of independent witness - Relative witnesses - Effect - Entire occurrence took place in and around house of `P' - Five people had been done to death - Held, in such a circumstance, it is totally unexpected that other villagers would come forward to give their statements and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Interested witnesses or related witnesses - Evidentiary value - Interested witness is not necessarily a bad witness - In fact, if witness is related to the deceased, there is less chance of his leaving aside real assailants - However, evidence of interested or related witness has to be analyzed..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Interested witness -- An interested witness is one who is desirous of falsely implicating the accused with an intention of ensuring their conviction...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Related witness -- Merely being a relative would not make the statement of such witness equivalent to that of an interested witness - Statement of a related witness can safely be relied upon by the Court, as long as it is trustworthy, truthful and duly corroborated by other prosecution evidence...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Related and interested witness -- Witness present at the spot and an eye witness to the incident, not in doubt - His testimony not unreliable but supported in its essential details by the testimony of other witnesses - Held, evidence of such witness is credible notwithstanding that he was a related and interested witness...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Related and interested witness -- Court should examine the evidence of a related and interested witness having an interest in seeing the accused punished and also having some enmity with the accused with greater care and caution than the evidence of a third party disinterested and unrelated witness...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Related and interested witness -- Having enmity with the assailant - Evidence of such a witness has to be examined by applying a standard of discerning scrutiny...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Interested witness -- A close relative who is a very natural witness cannot be termed as interest witness - A witness may be called `interested' only when he or she derives some benefit from the result of litigation; in the decree in a civil case, or in seeing an accused person punished...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Related or interested witnesses - Mechanical rejection of evidence on sole ground that it is of interested witness would inevitably relate to failure of justice...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7,13-- Illegal gratification - Complainant is an interested and partisan witness concerned with the success of the trap and his evidence must be tested in the same way as that of any other interested witness and in a proper case the Court may look for independent corroboration before convicting the..........

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