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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Delay in the examination of witness - Not fatal in all cases - When delay is explained, whatever the length of delay, Court can act on the testimony of the witness, if it is found to be cogent and credible - While the said principle has to be kept in mind, it is also to be borne in mind that if..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Evidence of such a witness need not be completely rejected only because he has turned hostile - Court must be circumspect in accepting his testimony and, to the extent possible, look for its corroboration...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Related and interested witness -- Witness present at the spot and an eye witness to the incident, not in doubt - His testimony not unreliable but supported in its essential details by the testimony of other witnesses - Held, evidence of such witness is credible notwithstanding that he was a related and interested witness...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 15-- Contraband - Poppy husk - Recovery of 10 bags each containing 36 kgs. of poppy husk - Non joining of independent witnesses - Held, not fatal - Testimony of police officials is as good as of any other witness, unless any enmity or motive is alleged and proved against them...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Testimony of - Not to be rejected in toto - Can be relied upon to the extent it supports the case of prosecution...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Criminal trial -- Appreciation of evidence - Different version in single statement - Testimony of such a witness becomes unreliable and unworthy of credence and in the absence of special circumstances, conviction cannot be based on the evidence of such a witness. (AIR 1979 SC 1408)...........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 8(c), 20(b)-- Recovery of 145 grams of Ganja - Gazetted officer in whose presence Ganja was seized and independent witness turned hostile - Trial Court was of the opinion that it is improper to rely upon the interested testimony of official witnesses who are Police constable and PSI - Held, in an appeal against..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 8(c), 20(b), 42, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378-- Contraband - Acquittal - Validity - Search and seizure - Gazetted Officer in whose presence `Ganja' was seized from person of respondent No.1 has turned hostile - Independent witness PW2 has also not supported the case of prosecution - Held, provision of S.42 of the Act is mandatory and it is..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Interested witness - Testimony of - Reliability - Evidences of such witnesses cannot be discarded on the ground of their being interestedness and relative witnesses - Their testimonies requires deep and cautious scrutiny...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Injured witness -- Statement of injured witness that accused caused injuries in the abdomen and neck - No corroborating evidence of this either from medical evidence or evidence of surviving injured witness - Testimony becomes unreliable...........

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