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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Benefit of doubt - Required to be given to accused only if reasonable doubt emerges out from the evidence on record - Merely for the reason that witness has turned hostile in his cross examination, the testimony in examination-in-chief cannot be outrightly discarded provided the..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302, 506(2), 34-- Murder - Solitary evidence of complainant - Injury by fire arm from back side and with close range - Occurrence has been witnessed by complainant as well as two other witnesses but they both declared hostile - Complainant is trust worthy witness as his statement is fully in consonance with version..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 138, 154-- Case scuttled in cross examination - Permission not sought to get the witness declared hostile so as to cross examine or re-examine the witness - Facts spoken in cross examination remained uncontroverted - Held, facts spoken in cross examination when remain uncontroverted are liable to be taken..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13, 4-- Illegal gratification - Presumption - Accused while posted as driver and TVF demanded Rs.25,00 as illegal gratification for disposing of challan without having any authority - Only an amount of Rs.2,500 as composite fee imposed on complainant however actual fee is Rs.5,100 - Feeble attempt was..........
SIKKIM HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 307, 323, Arms Act, 1959, Section 25(1B)(a)-- Attempt to murder - Prosecution alleged that accused fired upon victim by pistol from very short distance due to which gun shot injuries were sustained by victim on his neck - Medical report shows that injuries sustained by victim were simple in nature - Doctor did not find any characteristic of..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - A party will not normally be allowed to cross-examine his own witness and declare him hostile unless Court is satisfied that statement of witness exhibits an element of hostility or that he has resiled from a material statement or it is satisfied that witness is not speaking the..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Will -- Suspicious circumstances - No proof of valid execution of Will and attestation by two witnesses as they turned hostile - No animus attestandi i.e witness must have intended to attest the Will - No reason as to why testator exclude his own family members and granted Will in favour of stranger -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2014
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Evidence of hostile witness cannot be discarded as a whole and relevant parts thereof which are admissible in law can be used by prosecution or defence...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 15-- Recovery of poppy husk - Non-examination of independent witness - Prosecution is not obliged to examine a witness who has been won over by accused and likely to turn hostile in case examined before court - It is always open to accused to examine such a witness in his defence and Court itself may..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Extra-judicial confession - Witness of extra judicial confession does not inspire confidence - Eye witnesses turned hostile - PW2 supported prosecution case but there are many latches and contradictions in his evidence - Prosecution recovered empty cartridges from spot but failed to prove..........

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