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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Death sentence - Accused severed head of deceased from body and took it away - Enmity between parties - PW4 and another witness claimed to be eye witness - Presence of PW4 was natural and no reason to disbelieve him and his evidence stood corroborated by medical evidence - Minor defects..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Sole eye witnesses-- Conviction can be based on the testimony of single witness - However, Court must be satisfied that the testimony of solitary eye witness is of such sterling quality that Court finds it safe to base conviction solely on the testimony of that witness - In doing so the Court must test the credibility..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Will-- Suspicious circumstances - Will in favour of one legal heir, excluding others - Recital in Will that legatee rendering service to testator - Legatee not appeared in witness box nor any of the witness deposed regarding rendering of service by legatee - No corroborative evidence of any special..........
FINANCIAL COMMISSIONER, PUNJAB
Year of decision: 2006
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Punjab Land Revenue Act, 1887, Section 34-- Mutation - Registered Will - Mutation sanctioned on the basis of Natural Succession - Registered Will ignored - Testator residing with the beneficiaries, last rites also performed by them - Will executed out of love and affection, duly proved by examining attesting witnesses and scribe -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2006
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Related witnesses-- Testimony of a witness otherwise inspiring confidence cannot be discarded on the ground that he being a relation of the deceased is an interested witness - A close relative who is a very natural witness cannot be termed as an interested witness - The only requirement is that testimony of the..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956, Section 8, 6, 2, Guardians and Wards Act, 1890, Section 7-- Minor's property - Sale - Permission - Sought by mother - Provisions of Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act are in addition to provisions of Guardians and Wards Act - As per S.6 of Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act father is the natural guardian and after father, mother will be the guardian -..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Eye witness not raising hue and cry nor took steps to save the victims - Accused were armed with deadly weapons and in a fit of rage - Explanation of witness that he got fear in his mind is natural and truthful explanation...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2005
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304 Part I, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106-- Un-natural death - Death of woman at his husband's house - Deceased suffered injury on neck which was so grave that it broke all bones of the neck so as to make it free to revolve like a nut - No eye witness - Husband used to harass the deceased by demanding dowry - It is for the husband to..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2004
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Rape of 5 years child - Statement of child witness natural, true and voluntary and supported by Medical evidence - There was no motive to make false statement - A father would never expose his daughter to ignominy except when unavoidably necessary - Conviction and sentence of life imprisonment,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2004
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Criminal trial-- Chance witness - If murder is committed in a dwelling house, the inmates of the house are natural witnesses - If murder is committed in a street, only passersby will be witnesses - Their evidence cannot be brushed aside or viewed with suspicion on the ground that they are mere 'chance witnesses'...........

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