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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 8, 15, 31-- Recovery of 10 kgs opium - Non-joining of independent witness - Accused apprehended as he stepped out of his house at 6.40 A.M. - It is difficult to believe that in a rural residential locality, police were unable to find a single independent witness - Even, no name of any person is mentioned who..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20(2)-- Recovery of 2 kg charas - Two lady accused sitting in compartment of Train found in possession of charas - Accused searched at platform - They failed to show any license for the same - No infirmity in the evidence of PW2, independent witness - Non-mentioning of child of accused in recovery memo..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - No eye-witness - Land dispute - Depositions of prosecution witnesses which stood rigour of cross-examination clearly support prosecution version and establishes enmity between accused and deceased - Said fact supported by PW1's last seen evidence, her prompt..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder of six persons out of seven family members - Testimony of eye witness - PW5 was also thrown into canal by accused along with deceased persons - However, PW5 survived and came out of canal with the help of an iron bar in canal - Accused was last seen together with three deceased persons and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - Common intention - Dispute regarding supply of water - All PWs are interested witnesses being members of same family living in front of family of accused having their civil dispute pending for a long time - FIR was registered at the instance of accused against complainant party and that..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 379, 427, 447, 504, 506, 149-- Offence u/ss 379, 427, 447, 504, 506, 149 IPC - Property dispute between parties and civil suit pending in regard to said dispute - No cogent evidence on record to indicate possession of complainant over land - Entire case of unlawful cutting of crop thus, rendered doubtful - No independent..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20(ii)(c)-- Recovery of charas - First independent witness/PW5 signed search and seizure documents but turned hostile - However, PW5 was duly confronted u/s 145 of Evidence Act, with his earlier statements to contrary u/s 161 Cr.P.C and did not deny his signatures - No prejudice on that account thus,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20(ii)(c), Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 100(4)-- Recovery of charas - Non-compliance of S.100(4) Cr.P.C - Second independent witness was present on the date to depose but examined on another date on objection from defence side - Witness did not appear subsequently as won over by accused - No material on record to conclude that witness was..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Deceased suffered as many as 67 injuries most of which were incised wounds caused by sharp weapon like sword - Medical evidence shows that deceased died due to multiple injuries and shock as a result of multiple fractures described in post mortem report - Participation of accused in..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, 8-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - As per motive given by prosecution, deceased use to have evil eye on sister of accused - However, no evidence has been led that deceased was acquainted with sister of accused - Disclosure statement was made at public place still no independent witness though..........

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