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PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal trial -- Unreliable witness - One infirm witness cannot corroborate evidence of another infirm witness meaning thereby that witnesses of same brand cannot be taken to have corroborated each other...........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Witnesses -- Three types of witnesses are : (i) wholly reliable, (ii) wholly unreliable and (iii) neither wholly reliable nor wholly unreliable - Accused can be convicted on the basis of evidence of wholly reliable witness - No reliance can be placed on the evidence of a witness who is wholly unreliable and..........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Eye witness -- Evidence of eye witnesses in tune with each other - Their evidence cannot be made basis for holding them truthful witnesses, when their evidence is found to be intrinsically unreliable and does not inspire confidence...........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(d), 13(2)-- Illegal gratification - Complainant in the habit of trapping public servants and blackmailing them - Evidence on record disclosing that complainant trapped as many as six public servants - DW4, an accused, in one of the case deposed that he was acquitted and a finding was recorded that he was..........
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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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)...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Related witness - Testimony of eye-witness if found truthful cannot be discarded merely because eye-witness was a relative of deceased - Where witness is wholly unreliable, Court may discard the statement of such witness, but where the witness is neither wholly reliable nor wholly unreliable (if..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 119-- Murder - Deaf and dumb witness - Sole eye-witness - Testimony of - Credibility and admissibility - Sufficient material on record that PW16 was able to read and write - Fact stood proved in trial Court when she wrote telephone number of her father - But her statement had not been recorded in..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Practice and Procedure-- Civil case - Standard of proof - Balance of probabilities - Held, a civil case is decided on balance of probabilities - In every case, there may appear inconsistencies in depositions of witnesses however, depositions have to be taken as a whole - Minor inconsistencies which do not affect main..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 18, 35, 54, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 100-- Opium - Recovery of 111 Kg. from dickey of car in which two accused were travelling - Independent witness not joined at the time of effecting alleged recovery - Held, merely non joining of independent witness will not render the statements of prosecution witnesses unreliable - If the evidence on..........

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