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UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364A, 302, 201-- Kidnapping for ransom - Murder of 10 years old child - Prosecution proved that accused kidnapped the deceased for ransom and demanded Rs.1 lac from the father of deceased PW1 and killed the deceased and dumped his body in a well - Cause of death was drowning - Dead body of deceased was recognized..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Hostile witness - Close relatives of deceased not supported prosecution case in entirety and they were declared hostile - However, no family member have attended funeral of deceased - Conduct of witnesses is unusual, as they have tried to save accused by deposing..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Accused after killing deceased tried to destroy evidence by burning body - All accused were in the house at the time of incident but they have not explained the circumstances which led to death of deceased - Though there was no eye witnesses to the incident,..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, Section 12, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Juvenile - Bail - Murder - Report of probation officer loses significance, as juvenile is normal and parents of juvenile are willing to reform their child - No supporting material giving rise to possibility of minor falling into company of known criminal or there being physical or psychological..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 120B-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - All witnesses of recovery turned hostile - Motive not proved on record - Prosecution failed to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt on circumstantial evidence of last seen, recovery of lathi, blood stained stone and cap of deceased - Benefit of doubt given to..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of railway tickets from possession of accused - PW3, (to whom the tickets were given by accused) not shown tickets to police on the first instance - No explanation was given by PW3 for the same - Statement of PW6 on this behalf is also not convincing..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of key of hotel from possession of accused - PW3 reveals that when police came to their village, they brought key of guest house, besides hotels or guests normally retain one duplicate key of every room - PW3 neither examined nor declared hostile - He..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Entry in hotel register - Only the names of inmates were mentioned in the register - No signatures were obtained - Normally ID and signatures of guests were taken in the hotel register - But that was not done - Entry in hotel register does not prove anything..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Motive - Prosecution stated that deceased had given a debt of Rs.2000 to accused and accused did not want to return the same therefore, he put him to death - However, only Rs.700 was recovered from accused and that too belatedly - No reason as to recovery why not..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen evidence - Solitary circumstance of last seen is not sufficient to hold accused guilty of offence, particularly when other circumstances were not proved against accused - Accused acquitted...........

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