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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 34-- Testimony of child witness - Murder and robbery - PW8 being child witness is not an eye witness to the incident - She was aged about 9 years at the time of incident - Evidence of PW8 is fraught with inconsistencies - None of other witnesses have identified the accused - PW8 did not tell about..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 34-- Murder and robbery - Circumstantial evidence - Finger prints Evidence - Expert who examined articles at the place of occurrence and found some finger prints not examined - Person who took the sample finger prints also not examined - No explanation about why articles were just left at the scene..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 34-- Murder and robbery - Forensic evidence - Findings of hair analysis are inconclusive - Report only concluded the specimen to human hair - Same is not sufficient to substantiate presence of accused - Forensic evidence held, insufficient...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 34-- Murder and robbery - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen evidence - Prosecution relied upon evidence of PW8 to show that accused and victims were last seen together - However, PW8 in her evidence stated that accused had come one day before in night and next day deceased persons died - PW8 is a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 34, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 8-- Murder and robbery - Circumstantial evidence - Motive - Prosecution alleged that robbery as motive of crime - However, site plan panchnama shows that expensive ornaments like gold, pearl necklace etc. were left behind on person of deceased - No explanation as to why accused would intend to commit..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 394, 397, Explosives Act, 1884, Section 9(B)(i)(b)-- Robbery - Bomb explosion - Quashing of proceedings - Materials available on record reveals prima facie case against petitioner - Acquittal of co-accused in separate trial has not disproved substratum of prosecution case - Petitioner cannot derive any benefit of that acquittal judgment to quash the..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394-- Murder - Robbery - Recovery of ornaments of deceased - Mere recovery of ornaments by investigating agency is not sufficient unless same are produced before trial Court and identified by PWs to show that these very ornaments were worn by deceased at the time of incident - Recovery of ornaments..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394-- Murder - Robbery - Recovery of blood stained clothes of accused - Presence of blood group on the clothes of accused matching with blood group of deceased in itself is not sufficient to establish guilt of accused unless same is connected by substantiate piece of evidence in the case - Accused thus,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 365, 323, 394, 120B, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, Section 3(1)(d), 3(2)(va)-- Bail - Kidnapping - Accused is in custody since Sep 2017 - Further custody of accused will come in the way of conduct of trial that will have to be held against him - Accused ought to be released on bail - Bail granted to accused...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364A, 365, 307, 392, 394, 186-- Kidnapping for ransom - Attempt to murder - Identification of accused - Accused pointed out a pistol on PW1 and threatened her to get down from car and consequently drove away car making occupant of car i.e PW21 and two girls as hostages - PW1 and PW21 correctly identified accused - Evidence of..........

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