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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(1)(d)-- Illegal gratification - Demand of Rs.250/- by Patwari for supplying copy of revenue record - Complainant and shadow witness turned hostile - Police Officer who conducted raid did not offer himself for search - Discrepancies in prosecution version with regard to recovery - Demand not proved by..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 389-- Corruption case - Conviction - Appeal - Suspension of conviction - Conviction is based on testimony of witness who is a hostile witness - Applicant is already superannuated - Held, if conviction is not suspended, applicant will be deprived of provisional pension - Conviction suspended...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2008
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 8, 15, Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Poppy husk - Recovery of 119 bags - Four independent witnesses of recovery turned hostile - All the four signed the recovery memo prepared at the spot - None of these witnesses stated that their signatures were taken under terror, pressure or without their free consent - Thus all..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 20-- Charas - Recovery of 600 gms. - Delay of 15 days in sending the sample to FSL whereas sample should have been sent within 72 hours as per standing instructions of Narcotic Control Bureau - Seal after use was handed over to Sarpanch who has not been examined at the trial - CFSL form was neither..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Two person witnessed the occurrence - One declared hostile and other not examined as prosecution witness but was examined as defence witness who deposed that he did not witness committing any offence of rape - Material contradictions in respect of the time of seizure of the clothes of the..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 12-- Illegal gratification - Accused apprehended in trap and currency notes recovered - Shadow witness did not support the charge and turned hostile - Giver of bribe is accomplice - Court to look for independent corroboration before recording conviction - Positive result of phenolphthalein test is not..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 13(1)(d)-- Prosecution allegation that accused working as Food Inspector and co-accused as clerk demanded bribe to release wheat to the complainant - Tainted currency notes recovered from the accused during trial - During trial complainant and shadow witness turned hostile - Demand of bribe money not proved..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Witness suppressing truth from Court - There is apparent element of hostility towards the petitioner for one or the other reason - Witness declared hostile and petitioner permitted to cross examine the witness...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Evidence Act, 1872, Section 154-- Hostile witness - Suppressing truth from Court - Witness admitting sale deed to be in her possession and when asked to produce the same witness saying that she do not know whether she can produce the same or not and further stated that she cannot produce the same - Held, this clearly indicates..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 7, 13(1)(d)(2)-- Illegal gratification - Doctor caught red handed with tainted money recovered from his pockets - Defence that notes were forcibly thrust into pocket - Conviction on sole testimony of complainant - PWs 5, 6 & 9 turning hostile - No other independent witness - In a bribery case complainant is a..........

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