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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Will -- Thumb marked by testator whereas he used to sign - If testator had put only his thumb impression and not the signatures, it is well possible that he was suffering from some physical disability which prevented him from putting his signatures - This fact in itself adds an added burden on the..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Will -- Genuineness - Merely because signatures have not been put on the Will and only thumb impressions are there, is not a suspicious circumstance - Rather thumb impression is more authentic and even difficult to tamper with - Handwriting science is not an exact science whereas fingerprint science is an..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Will -- Suspicious circumstances - Testator knew how to sign and read newspaper - Will in question bears thumb impression - He died within 8 days of execution of Will in house of one of the beneficiary - No share was given to daughter - No mention of wife of testator in Will - Held, all such circumstances..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 65-- Secondary evidence - Photocopy of unregistered Will - Will on a plain paper not scribed by petition writer - Thumb impression of testator not visible - The document cannot be said to be a true copy of the original - Petition dismissed...........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Will -- Execution in favour of daughter-i, law who was estranged wife of her son - Will scribed by licensed document writer and attested by witnesses of family of testatrix and by stock witnesses - Testatrix after understanding contents of Will put her left thumb impression in presence of attesting..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 45-- Expert opinion - Comparison of thumb impression - Second opinion from forensic lab, established by State - It is immaterial who has given report - By examining a Govt. expert will not enhance the quality of the report - A report has to be supported by what it contains and what is sought to be..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Will -- Suspicious circumstances - According to attesting witnesses testatrix herself had read Will before signing - However, as per endorsement in the Will, Will was read over and explained to the testatrix and she admitted that contents were same as she had willed - This is a material contradiction..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 112, Hindu Adoptions And Maintenance Act, 1956, Section 11, Will-- Proof of - Suspicious circumstances - Attester and scribe of will does not say that will was drafted to the dictation and information of executor - As per their evidence executor having understood the contents affixed his thumb impression - Deceased was suffering from asthma - Nothing on record to..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Will-- Suspicious circumstances - Will cannot be discarded merely on the ground that it has been thumb marked and not signed by the testator as testator had affixed his thumb impression even on the earlier Will though testator had signed on certain documents which reveal that he was a semi literate..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Will-- Suspicious circumstances - Following are the suspicious circumstance : (i) Scribe of will could not identify executant - He could not rule out the possibility that in place of executant some other person might have thumb marked the will - Scribe further admitted that he did not write the name on..........

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