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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - In a criminal trial, credible evidence of even hostile witness can form the basis for conviction...........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Murder - Conviction - Sustainability - Link evidence missing - Deceased seen last not only with accused alone but another person was also present in same room - That person not examined by prosecution for reason best known to them - Child witness declared hostile - So-called extra-judicial..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - A witness cannot be declared hostile when he gives unfavourable testimony in favour of the party calling him - He is hostile if he tries to injure the party's case by prevaricating or suppressing the truth or taking a inconsistent stand than what was taken by him at an earlier..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154, 3-- Hostile witness - Evidentiary value - Held, evidence of 3 hostile witnesses can't entirely be discarded and can be used for limited purpose of corroboration of other evidence on record - Therefore, considering the evidence of independent eye-witnesses as well as evidence of 2 injured witnesses,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Evidentiary value - Evidence given by hostile witness may contain elements of truth , therefore, entire evidence should not be brushed aside...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Evidence cannot be totally rejected - It can be subjected to close scrutiny and the portion of evidence which is consistent with the case of the prosecution or defence may be accepted...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3, 154-- Prosecution not getting a witness declared hostile - Means prosecution accepts statement of that witness...........
PATNA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 395-- Dacoity in house of informant at night - Informant turned hostile - PWs4 and 5, eye witness of occurrence identified appellants who were participants in dacoity - Appellants were next door neighbour of informant - PWs4 and 5 admitted that they were either witnesses or accused in cases filed by..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 323, 307, 302 r, w S.149-- Accused allegedly caused death of two persons and gave injuries to other two by assaulting them with means of kulharis and lathis - Name of witness who was examined to prove origin of fight not mentioned in FIR - Statement of witnesses beset with manipulations and modulations - Independent and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2011
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 118-- Child witness - Part of statement of a child witness if tutored - Can be relied upon, if the tutored part can be separated from untutored part in case such remaining untutored part inspires confidence - In such an eventuality the untutored part can be believed or at least taken into consideration..........

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