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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364A, 365, 307, 392, 394, 186, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Kidnapping for ransom - Attempt to murder - Burden of proof - Chance prints lifted from stolen car were matched with right thumb of accused - No explanation given by accused as to how fingerprints were detected from said vehicle which was used during commission of offence - Testimonies of PWs are..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Presumption u/s 106 of the Act - Murder case - To bring home guilt of accused by raising presumption u/s 106 of the Act, prosecution has to establish and prove his presence in same room where deceased was killed at the time of incident by leading plausible evidence...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder of wife by husband - Burden of proof - Deceased was first strangulated and then her dead body was set to fire, thus, theory of accident as propounded by accused is totally ruled out - Prosecution failed to lead even a shred of evidence so as to establish that accused was present in the..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder of wife by husband - Circumstantial evidence - Absence of explanation of accused regarding death of deceased - House in question where accused and deceased were living was not exclusively occupied or inhabited by them - Second wife and mother of accused were living in the same house -..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder - Burden of proof - Accused and deceased were alone at the place of incidence (residence) and it was exclusively in possession of accused - Accused contended that he was out of place at the relevant date due to property dispute - However, no plea of alibi was taken by accused in his..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 120B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Recovery of bale (ghatari) having dead body of deceased - Accused committed murder of deceased and subsequently both accused enwrapped the dead body in blanket and a bale (ghatari) was prepared - Dead body was recovered from possession of accused - Onus is on..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 120B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Dead body of deceased recovered from exclusive possession of accused, stands proved - Both the accused hatched criminal conspiracy to destroy the evidence by attempting to dump the dead body - Story of accidental death of deceased is not proved on record, as..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder of wife by husband - Burden of proof - Room in which dead body of deceased was found was jointly shared by accused/husband and his wife/deceased - Burden is upon accused to offer an explanation as to how and in what circumstances, deceased sustained so many injuries - Accused failed to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen together - Time lag between the occurrence of death and when accused was last seen in company of deceased, is considerably large - When time-lag is considerably large, it would be safe for Court to look for corroboration - No corroboration forthcoming -..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, 511, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Penile injury - There is no associated injuries over any part of body either in front portion or in the back portion - Contention that penile injury is possible on account of a fall rejected - Penile injury therefore, caused is not an injury sustained but it is..........

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