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PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 18, 21, 42, 50-- Contraband - Search and seizure - Accused `M' found to be in possession of Charas, Opium, one revolver and 22 cartridges - Notice u/s 50 of Act was given to accused - Necessary formalities which included sealing of samples and residue were carried out on the spot - As regards to no, joining of..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Evidence of injured witness - Credibility - Held, where witnesses to occurrence were themselves injured in incident, testimony of such witnesses is generally considered to be very reliable, as they are the witnesses who come with an i, built guarantee of their presence at the scene of occurrence..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, 34-- Murder - Accused acquitted as : (i) Unnatural conduct of PW1 not only casts a doubt upon his statement but also renders investigation and timings as recorded in case diary highly doubtful; (ii) Glaring inconsistencies in the statements of fact witnesses; (iii) Motive alleged does not sound..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Delay of 5 days in lodging complaint - Except sister-i, law of complainant, no other witness to the incident and no other material evidence on record - Medical report indicating some scratch marks or bruises which may be several days old - Held, only on the basis of certain bruises and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Natural witnesses and Interested witnesses - Testimony of - Held, natural witnesses may not be labelled as interested witnesses - Interested witnesses are those who want to derive some benefit out of litigation/case - In case circumstances reveal that witness was present on the scene of occurrence..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 15-- Contraband - Non joining of independent witness - Many persons gathered at the spot - Held, it is not easy to find an independent witness and that too from the locality where the accused was residing and public in general is not very enthusiastic to join and assist the police - No reason to doubt..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 307, 323, 148, 149-- Murder - Unlawful assembly - Common object - Appeal against Conviction - Accused acquitted - None of the injured or eye witness except PW1 named the accused in their respective statements before police but improved their version during trial by implicating him - Contradiction in material..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(d), 13(2)-- Recovery of tainted money - Plea that it was thrust on him - No witness examined to prove the initial demand - Tainted money alleged to be thrust on accused and when he tried to push it back, his hands got smeared resulting in left and right hands giving positive of sodium carbonate and..........
UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 323-- Voluntarily causing hurt - Acquittal - Validity - One of the accused alleged to have caught hold of complainant and other accused slapped on his face - No independent witness was examined - Magnitude of injury blown out of proportion - Major contradictions found in testimony of injured, medical..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(d), 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Shadow witness not supporting prosecution case on point of recovery - Held, otherwise credible testimony of other witnesses cannot be discarded...........

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