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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 341, 342, 149, 148, 147-- Murder - Unlawful assembly - Common object - Deceased and accused belong to two political parties opposed to each other - There were three other incidents of clashes between rival groups - Incident occurred in the year 1993 - Present accused attacked the deceased with sticks causing simple..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 149-- Murder - Laches in investigation - Mere laches on the part of I.O itself cannot be ground for acquitting the accused - But no, mentioning of names of accused and not explaining the injuries sustained by A-1, would amount to laches and it goes to the root of the case, particularly when accused were..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 149-- Murder - Testimony of eye witnesses - Evidence of eye witnesses only consistent on the aspect of injuries inflicted to deceased and on all other factors there are lot of contradictions which goes to root of the matter - Witnesses gave different version as to how the weapons seized - Adverse..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 149-- Murder - Medical evidence and ocular evidence not corroborated each other - Once there is clear contradiction between medical and ocular evidence coupled with severe contradictions in oral evidence and clear laches in investigation, then benefit of doubt must be given to accused - Prosecution..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 323, 324, 325, 307, 341, 147, 148, 149-- Bail - Offence u/ss 323, 324, 325, 307, 341, 147, 148, 149 IPC - Genesis of incident is dispute on firing of crackers and there is no other dispute between parties - Trial has commenced but only one witness has been examined - Notice to de facto complainant already issued but he failed to appear..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, 324-- Double murder - Identification of accused - Presence of light on the spot - PW22 contended that zero watt bulb alone was burning at the spot - However, eye witnesses stated that there was sufficient light on the spot - High Court committed error by completely ignoring the testimony of eye..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, 324-- Double murder - Accused allegedly killed two deceased by sickle and injured two witnesses - Motive of crime proved on record as accused had taken loan from deceased, which was not returned - Weapon used in crime linked to the injuries caused on deceased - FSL report, credibility of witnesses, foot..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 336, 148, 149, 506II-- Murder - Unlawful assembly - Common object - Enmity between two rival political groups - Prosecution evidence not sufficient to conclude that any conspiracy was hatched by accused with common object to cause death of deceased - No deadly weapons were carried by accused - At the most accused wanted..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 324, 325, 149, 34-- Murder - Unlawful assembly - Common object - Accused allegedly formed an unlawful assembly, armed with weapons attacked the complainant and caused injuries to others who came to his rescue - Attack made by accused does not show that there was common object of murder amongst the accused - No..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, 143, 147, 148, 149, 324, 436, 427, 452-- Double murder - Unlawful assembly - Appeal against conviction - Testimonies of material witnesses as regarding assault on deceased difficult to believe, in absence of reliable evidence - Though presence of accused along with other acquitted accused is established on record, but in the absence of..........

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