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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal trial -- Discrepancies - Mere marginal variations in the statements of a witness cannot be dubbed as improvements, as the same may be elaborations of a statement made by the witness at an earlier stage - Irrelevant details which do not in any way corrode the credibility of a witness cannot be labelled as..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Medical and Occular Evidence-- If oral testimony of a witness is straight-forth and unalloyed with embellishments, if it is trust inspiring and creditworthy, it may not be thrown overboard just because of some insignificant and ancillary or peripheral discrepancies with the medical evidence...........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Trial -- Testimony of relative witness - Reliability of - Held, in a criminal case testimony of eye witness mere on account of his relationship with deceased or victim by holding him interested witnesses only on such count cannot be discarded if his presence at place of incident is proved by available..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Child witness - Testimony - Conviction - Held, Court can rely upon testimony of a child witness and it can form basis of conviction if same is credible, truthful and is corroborated by other evidence brought on record - Corroboration is not a must to record a conviction but as a rule of prudence -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 63, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Appreciation of evidence - Unnatural conduct of witness - Murder - Daughter of deceased was eye-witness to occurrence - She informed her maternal grandmother that accused/mother-i, law of deceased had forcefully taken away deceased - Grandmother did not tell it to anyone for almost two..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 21(c)-- Recovery of 9 kg. of heroin - Non examination of public witnesses - One witness died and the other left the given address - No adverse inference can be drawn against prosecution for non examination of public witnesses - Further in the absence of deposition of public witnesses, the testimony of..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 148, 149-- Unlawful assembly and murder - Proof - Accused persons alleged to have inflicted knife blows on deceased - Sole witness, brother of deceased, deposed that he hide himself due to fear on seeing accused - Incident occurred at about 10.00 P.M. and trauma of occurrence and that of accused armed with..........
CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Relative witness - Reliability - Held, witness who is a relative of deceased or victim of crime cannot be characterized as `interested' - Term `interested' postulates that witness has some direct or indirect `interest' in having accused somehow or other convicted due to animus or for some other..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Non-examination of independent witness - Relative witnesses - Effect - Entire occurrence took place in and around house of `P' - Five people had been done to death - Held, in such a circumstance, it is totally unexpected that other villagers would come forward to give their statements and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Discrepancy -- Narration of offence - Regarding presence of accused at the place of occurrence - One witness stating that accused started digging a pit with spade in the sugarcane field whereas other witness stated that accused was not present at that time - Amounts to major discrepancy - Held, Court should not..........

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