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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Evidence of such a witness need not be completely rejected only because he has turned hostile - Court must be circumspect in accepting his testimony and, to the extent possible, look for its corroboration...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Testimony of - Not to be rejected in toto - Can be relied upon to the extent it supports the case of prosecution...........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 8(c), 20(b), 42, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378-- Contraband - Acquittal - Validity - Search and seizure - Gazetted Officer in whose presence `Ganja' was seized from person of respondent No.1 has turned hostile - Independent witness PW2 has also not supported the case of prosecution - Held, provision of S.42 of the Act is mandatory and it is..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 8(c), 20(b)-- Recovery of 145 grams of Ganja - Gazetted officer in whose presence Ganja was seized and independent witness turned hostile - Trial Court was of the opinion that it is improper to rely upon the interested testimony of official witnesses who are Police constable and PSI - Held, in an appeal against..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Deposition in an affidavit - Resiling in cross examination - Party who is examining has a right to get the veracity of the two stands tested through cross examination - That is the only recognized mode of procedure - Delay in making an application cannot be treated to be above..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Evidence of - Held, the evidence of a hostile witness would not be totally rejected if spoken in favour of the prosecution or the accused, but it can be subjected to close scrutiny and that portion of the evidence which is consistent with the case of the prosecution or defence..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Where attempt is seen to win over the witnesses by making them turn hostile to the prosecution, then the Court has to remain alert and on the guard, so that any undue influence over the course of trial is checked and nipped in the bud at appropriate stage only - For this purpose,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 304A, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Rash and negligent driving - Hostile witness - As per evidence on record all P.Ws. including injured witness turned hostile - However, Court convicted the accused relying on part of testimony of witnesses which it found creditworthy...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Evidentiary value - Evidence of hostile witness cannot be totally rejected, if spoken in favour of prosecution or accused, but it can be subjected to closest scrutiny and that portion of evidence which is consistent with the case of the prosecution or defence may be accepted...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Testimony of - Cannot be ignored in totally - Court can scrutinize his testimony and accept that portion which receives corroboration from other evidence on record...........

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