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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21-- Witness protection programme - Large number of prosecution witnesses turning hostile - Held, concerned officials and authorities of NCT directed to evolve and implement a witness protection program which would ensure fairness of trial process, secure public interest in protection of witnesses and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Held, statement of a hostile witness can also be examined to extent that it supports case of prosecution...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Trial -- Hostile witness - Appreciation of evidence - Held, evidence of hostile witnesses cannot be discarded if it supports prosecution on material particulars...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - A witness can be declare hostile when (i) the witness is suppressing and not speaking the truth; (ii) it has exhibited an element of hostility to the party for whom he is deposing; (iii) he is not willing to tell the truth and denying the undisputed facts; (iv) he is resiling..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - A witness cannot be declared hostile merely for the reason that he has given some unfavourable evidence - A witness can be declared hostile when he makes statement contrary to the facts known to him - Other factors to be examined by the court at the time of declaring a witness..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 311-- Additional witness - A child, aged 8 years at time of occurrence, sought to be summoned after 3 years of occurrence - Statement of child not recorded u/s 161 Cr.P.C. - Child living with complainant side and chances of her being under their influence cannot also be ruled out - However, in view of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Evidence of a hostile witness not to be rejected in toto - His evidence is required to be subjected to close scrutiny and that portion of the evidence which is consistent with the case of the prosecution or defence can be relied upon...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Investigation Officer -- Non examination - Not fatal to the prosecution case especially when no prejudice is likely to be suffered by the accused - However, it assumes significance when informant stated that his signatures were taken while he was in a drunken state, the Panch witness turned hostile and some of the..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Appreciation of evidence - Held, merely because a witness was treated hostile by prosecution it is wrong to presume that no part of evidence of hostile witness can be taken into consideration - Court can certainly take into consideration evidence of hostile witness to extent to..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(i)(d), 20-- Illegal gratification - Presumption - Where both the complainant and shadow witness have turned hostile, the primary facts had not been proved with regard to demand and acceptance - Mere recovery of signed tainted notes cannot lead to raising of presumption u/s 20 of Act - Conviction and sentence..........

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