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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Confession - Recovery of incriminating material - Where confession led to recovery of incriminating material not voluntary but caused by inducement, pressure or coercion, it is hit by Art.20(3) of Constitution, rendering such confession inadmissible...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Confession - Kidnapping for ransom - Murder - Accused confessed to kidnapping, confession of accused relied upon only to the extent of recovery of deceased's body as per S.27 of Evidence Act - This strongly points towards their involvement in hiding the body and causing disappearance of evidence,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Double murder case - Circumstantial evidence - Confession - A-1 confessed to police regarding murder of two deceased and also led to police party to place where dead bodies of deceased were dumped - Identity of dead bodies not disputed - Medical evidence supported the ocular evidence - Merely..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 384, 506, 120B, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 26, 27-- Confession of co-accused - Evidentiary value - Confessional statement of co-accused cannot by itself be taken as a substantive piece of evidence against another accused and thus, cannot be made basis for conviction of accused without corroboration - Such statement can at best be used or utilized..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Confession - Dacoity with murder - Accused confessed that he broke doors of house of informant with the aid of heavy stones and assaulted inmates with pieces of wood (sticks) - He categorically stated that he and co-accused were guarding at the outside while other accused were committing theft -..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Extra-judicial confession - Not usually considered with favour but that does not mean that such confession coming from person who has no reason to state falsely and circumstances tend to support his statement, should not be believed...........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Extra-judicial confession - Murder case - S.27 of the Act is brought into operation when accused produced some object connected with crime of which informant is accused - In the instant case, discovery of `dao' is direct consequence of information - Hence, it is not necessary that accused..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Disclosure statement - Self i, culpatory part of disclosure statements recorded u/s 27 of the Act - Cannot be used against accused as same amounts to confession before police...........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 364, 376(2)(f), 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Kidnapping, rape and murder of 4 years old girl - Disclosure statement - Confession leading to recovery of dead body - Deceased was last seen with accused by PW4 and PW5, which was corroborated by PW6 - Accused confessed his guilt and also disclosed place wherefrom dead body was recovered -..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27, 25-- Murder - Circumstantial evidence - Disclosure statement - Recovery of `Sabbal' (Iron rod) - Information regarding sabbal was given to police - On perusal of discovery statement, it revealed that it amounts to confession made by accused before police officer, therefore, same is hit by S.25 of..........

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