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HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Trial -- Police officials - Testimony of - Held, testimony of police officials is not liable to be discarded merely because it comes from them or is not corroborated by any independent witness - However, prudence only requires evidence of such officials needs to be carefully scrutinized and independently..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Eye witness -- Role played by eye witness at the time of incident unnatural - Testimony of eye witness cannot be believed - If brother of eye witness was attacked he will not only make an effort to prevent it, but also will try to intervene - Eye witness was having advantage of holding a licenced weapon -..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 201-- Murder - Acquittal upheld - Case based on circumstantial evidence - Two fold motive attributed to accused to eliminate the deceased along with one other person, not charge-sheeted by police and not even the alleged motive is proved by prosecution - No explanation regarding delay of one week in..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal trial -- Eye witness - If testimony of an eye witness is found reliable, conviction can be based solely on testimony of an eye witness...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Court must critically analyse the testimony of hostile witness and then see as to what extent and how for it supports the prosecution case...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Injured witness -- No hard and fast rule that testimony of injured requires corroboration before conviction - However, rule of prudence has to be kept in mind - If testimony of injured is trustworthy, categorical, free of bias and if there is nothing on record to suggest that injured has any motive to falsely..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, Section 166, 173-- Accident - Compensation - Contributory negligence - Testimony of eye witness who is not related to the deceased scooterist that at the site there was a curve and bus driver did not blow the horn and bus was being driven at a very high speed - There is no specific evidence to prove that accident..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(e), 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Accused contended that panchnama is not admissible because panch witness has himself not dictated - It is required to be appreciated that even if panch has not supported, panchnama is proved with the testimony of I.O. and therefore such a contention cannot be readily..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 34-- Murder - No role assigned to accused in the attack made on deceased during occurrence - Sole eye-witness of occurrence made an improvement on the version given in FIR, in statement before Court by stating that accused caught hold of deceased while attack was made by co-accused during occurrence -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Testimony of eye-witnesses - Reliability - Eye-witness stated that he had seen accused carrying deceased child from a distance of 1/4 of a mile - Plea that eye-witness being old man of 75 years with failing eye-sight could not have recognized accused - Held, incident occurred in a hilly..........

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