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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Forest Act, 1927, Section 41, 42-- Theft of 22 logs of Khair wood - Neither Khair wood logs nor lorry in which it was being transported were produced, which renders the prosecution case fragile and unsustainable - Mere production of seizure memo does not tantamount to production of seized woods and lorry - Unless seized woods..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 394, 34-- Murder and robbery - Circumstantial evidence -Recovery of cash - Cash is not traced back to deceased, as box from which articles were allegedly stolen is not recovered or seen by any witness - Even in FIR there is no averment of any article or money being stolen or lost - Therefore, when money..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 379A-- Theft - Mobile snatching - PW1 identified accused first time in Court - No Test Identification was held - Identification of accused thus, doubtful having regard to passage of time - When mobile phone of PW1 was snatched he would have seen accused only for few seconds - It is doubtful whether PW1..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - No evidence on record to show that A-2 and A-3 ever committed theft of wood from fields of deceased or deceased made any complaint against them or to any higher authorities or lodged any FIR to the effect that accused used to abuse deceased or demanded damages or expenses..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 411-- Delay in lodging FIR - Receiving stolen property - Statement of complainant recorded after 11 months of incident - Complainant without any basis named accused to be one who broke open lock of his house and committed theft besides burning some of articles - However, it was not mentioned as to how..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 411-- Receiving stolen property - Testimony of only official witnesses were relied upon by prosecution and no independent corroboration was sought by prosecution for proving factum of accused suffering disclosure statements and getting recovered articles - More so, ownership of various articles stolen..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Confession - Dacoity with murder - Accused confessed that he broke doors of house of informant with the aid of heavy stones and assaulted inmates with pieces of wood (sticks) - He categorically stated that he and co-accused were guarding at the outside while other accused were committing theft -..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439-- Bail - Maintainability - Petitioner is not in custody - Bail application is not maintainable - Even on merits, huge amount stands transferred in account of petitioner having admitted by her and she refused to return the same and rather insisted upon using the same - Apart from that, allegations of..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 8, 29, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 27-- Theft of opium - Information given by co-accused - Case of prosecution is that co-accused was having licence to produce opium and as he could not produce requisite quantity of opium he filed a false case of theft of opium and opium which was recovered was also not having requisite percentage of..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 448, 341, 380, 34-- Trespass and theft - Specific allegations levelled in FIR that petitioners trespassed into portioned premises under occupation of complainant in her absence and stole goods lying there - Merely because petitioners claim that they were in possession of some portion of same premises would not mean..........

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