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MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376, 377, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Rape and unnatural offence - Allegedly committed by Headmaster on school girl aged 8-12 years - Victims, the minor children examined at trial - Appreciation of evidence of child witness who is also prosecutrix - Must be evaluated carefully as the child witness may be swayed by what others tell him..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - For a witness to be declared hostile, there should be some material to show that he made a statement or had done an act in support of the case of the party calling him as a witness at any earlier point of time and is speaking contrary to that statement or act...........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - A witness cannot be declared hostile unless he is resiling from his earlier statement - Merely because one part of a statement is not favourable to the party calling him, will not warrant an inference that he is suppressing truth - Court has to exercise its power carefully before..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Cross examination of one's own witness - The witness speaking truth against the party who had called him as a witness will not necessarily be hostile witness - It is the discretion of the Court to allow the party who had called him as the witness to put questions which might be..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376(2)(f), 511-- Attempt to rape - Proof - Direct evidence only of prosecutrix aged 3 years 7 months - Evidence of prosecutrix evasive and influenced by mother and grandmother - Mother and grandmother alleged eye witness turned hostile - Medical evidence did not lend assurance to statement of prosecutrix - Held,..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 3-- Murder - Testimony of related witnesses - Held, there is no rule of presumption that evidence of related witnesses will always be interested ones or that such witnesses will have only a hostile attitude towards accused facing trial and that relationship is not a factor to affect credibility of a..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Entire evidence of a hostile witness is not to be thrown away...........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, Section 7-- Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955, R.32 - Sample of `potato wafers' collected from the place of manufacturers which is a residential house - Place did not bear any signs or a sign board indicating that wafers were packed and sold at the premises - Not a case of adulteration but..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Further chief examination of a witness who is declared hostile is incorrect...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2009
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Witness even if declared hostile that by itself cannot wash out his evidence...........

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