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CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 161 -- Unjustified and unexplained long delay on part of investigating officer in recording statement of material eye-witness, u/s 161 Cr.P.C, during investigation of murder case will render evidence of such witness unreliable - Because the delay would give an opportunity to concoct a different version than what actually took place...........

CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34 -- Murder - FIR not containing name of appellant - No overt act attributed to appellant in FIR - Even presence of appellant not mentioned in FIR - Appellant was shown to be armed with lathi but injuries sustained by deceased were incised wound, thus a material discrepancy in the ocular version and the medical evidence - Accused..........

RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439(2) -- Cancellation of bail - (i) To be canceled if granted in heinous crimes like murder, attempt to commit murder, rape etc. without assigning reasons justifying the grant; (ii) To be cancelled if granted ignoring material evidence on record; (iii) To be cancelled if the order granting bail is perverse; (iv) To be cancelled if..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2), 201 -- Rape and murder of minor girl - Death sentence - Not naming the accused in FIR crates doubt about presence of accused at the place of occurrence - Single testimony on the point of last seen - Testimony of mother and son can be treated as single testimony on point of presence of accused at their land - No corroboration of..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 45 -- Murder - Expert evidence - Report of DNA expert - Court has not taken into consideration evidence of DNA Experts alone for purpose of recording a judgment of conviction - It has been considered alongwith other evidence - Prosecution case has been considered as a whole - Held, cumulative effect of..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302 -- Murder - Acquittal - Interference therewith - Accused No.2 was arrested 15 days after occurrence from a railway platform - Fact that he was driver of car used in incident sought to be proved by PW10 and PW11 - PW10, however, stated that he was arrested on same day which was not a fact - PW11 also could not testify identity of accused..........

ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302 -- Murder - Imposition of death or life sentence - Held, specific guidelines cannot be provided pointing out as to when death penalty can be imposed and when life sentence is sufficient - It depends on facts and circumstances of each case either based on direct or circumstantial evidence - But, crucial aspect which has to be borne in..........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302 -- Murder - FIR lodged after 8 years - Deceased was missing from village for 8 years - Bones of deceased recovered on basis of disclosure statement - Accused convicted by trial Court - Skeleton found sent for chemical examination does not show that the same pertains to the deceased - There were numerous graves of Muslims and thus it was..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304 -- Nature of offence - One lathi blow given on head of deceased - Blow was forceful as a result of which deceased died within an hour before he could be taken to the hospital - Although it is a case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder but considering the nature of the injuries which was caused on a vital part of the body, there..........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3 - - Murder - Testimony of witness - Approach to be adopted - Held, it is a general handicap attached to all eye-witnesses if they fail to speak with precision their evidence is assailed as vague and evasive - On contrary if they speak of all events very well and correctly their evidence become vulnerable to be attacked as tutored - Both..........

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