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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 106, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Strangulation of wife within 12 months of marriage at matrimonial home - No eye witness of the occurrence - Husband to prove the fact as to how the wife died as that fact is specially within his knowledge - No explanation by the husband - Conviction upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Acquittal by High Court - Conclusions of High Court full of surmises and conjectures - No serious attempt made to analyse the evidence - FIR lodged promptly and accused specifically named therein - Medical evidence not at variance with ocular evidence - Hypothetical reason given by High Court..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 498A, 302, 34-- Death of wife in matrimonial home within one year four months of marriage - No eye witness - Medical report that death was due to asphyxia resulting from throttling which was ante mortem and homicidal in nature - Husband, mother-in-law and sister-in-law absconding after the incident - Conduct of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Sole testimony of eye witness found trustworthy and reliable - Her presence at the spot proved - She knew the accused as they were residents of same locality - Minor contradictions in her cross examination is of no consequence - Conviction by trial Court and High Court, upheld...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 148, 323, 364, 302, 149-- Conviction - Solitary eye witness - There is no basis for his presence in the alleged occurrence - He did not disclose about the incident for 10 days to anybody - Held, that his silence was most unusual as he was closely related to deceased - Also the manner of assault was specifically detailed..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Eye witness-- Single eye witness - Accused can be convicted on the testimony of sole eye witness provided he is wholly reliable and that there was no legal impediment in convicting a person on the sole testimony of a single witness...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Eye witness-- One witness stating that near the place of occurrence bajra and jwar crop was standing whereas other witness stating that there was no crop in the field except pataur standing - Held, such discrepancy is of no significance at all as both the witnesses are natural eye witnesses who were present at..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154-- Recoding complaint relating to the occurrence from an eye witness - Victim was suffering with nine serious injuries on various parts of his body and he would not have been able to give full details to police - Held, no law prohibits the police officer from recording complaint relating to the..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307 r, w, 34-- Offence u/s 307 r/w S.34 IPC - Acquittal by High Court - IO not examined who could have explained the delay in registering FIR and dispatching the same to the Court - No reason indicated as to why he was not examined - Testimony of eye witness contrary to medical evidence - According to eye..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Conviction - FIR lodged without undue delay - Investigation commenced immediately - Only eye witness son of deceased - Not a ground to disbelieve his testimony though a relation of deceased - There was prior enmity between deceased and accused - Cycle and torch used by eye witness not..........

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