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CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder of wife by husband - Circumstantial evidence - Last seen theory - Accused and deceased were in each others company at night in the room - Thereafter deceased went missing - Onus is on accused to explain as to what happened to deceased - Accused failed to explain the same - Body of deceased..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 24-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Extra judicial confession - Dead body of deceased found in a graveyard with multiple injuries - Accused made confession to PW9, who is not previously known to him - It is doubtful as to whether accused would have chosen a total stranger to make confession -..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 30-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Confession by a co-accused - Extra judicial confession of co-accused cannot be used as substantive evidence against accused and cannot be sole foundation for conviction - Since except extra judicial confession, there is no evidence against accused, accused..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307-- Attempt to murder - Injury on head of complainant not attributed to petitioner - As per x-ray report of skull, no fracture was seen - This apart other injury on the neck of complainant attributed to elder brother of petitioner and he has been declared innocent during investigation - Once main..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, Arms Act, 1959, Section 3, 25(1b)(a)-- Attempt to murder - Accused caused serious injuries to injured on his shoulder and ribs - Accused sentenced to undergo 10 years R.I u/s 307 IPC and 3 years of R.I u/ss 3, 25(1-b)(a) of Arms Act - He has completed 8 years and 8 months approximately in custody - Sentence of accused thus reduced to..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Injury found in post mortem report of deceased completely consistent with ocular version of PWs, who stated that co-accused is the author of said injury - PWs consistently stated that none of present appellant had dealt any blow by any weapon and all that they did was to participate in..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 84-- Murder - Plea of insanity - Evidence on record proves that accused was suffering from disease of Schizophrenia not only before the incident, but also at the time of incident as also subsequent to incident and thus entitling him to benefit of exception carved out in S.84 IPC - Burden of proving..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 133, 114(b), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 302, 120B-- Accomplice - Kidnapping and murder - PW5, witness of material fact accompanied the deceased with A-1 - As to how after investigation, though role of two was similar, but A-1 was made accused and PW5 was made PW - It does not appear from the record that any application was moved u/s 306 Cr.P.C...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 302, 120B-- Kidnapping and murder - Two witnesses of fact have not supported the prosecution case - Testimony of third witness of material fact PW5, is discarded as he being an accomplice - Name of A-2 does not figure in FIR, rather, PW19 admitted in his statement that when report of present incident was..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Motive of crime is not necessarily required to be proved - But where accused are named on suspicion by informant in FIR, motive appears to be relevant fact...........

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