December 2018

Murder—Gunshot Injury—Not be possible to put gun under the chin and fire a gunshot, considering the length of the barrel—Accused acquitted

By | December 23rd, 2018|Acquittal|

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Indian Penal Code, 1860, S.304-B-Dowry Death-Dowry Demand-Acquittal- -Improvement in statement-In complaint father of deceased stated that motorcycle was demanded however when he was examined in the Court, he stated that accused was also demanding fridge and AC also, whereas AC and fridge were not mentioned in the complaint-Same is taken as improvement and cannot be relied upon—Accused acquitted.

By | December 23rd, 2018|Acquittal|

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November 2018

Indian Penal Code, 1860, S.376~Rape–Medical Evidence-Acquittal-As per evidence of doctor prosecutrix had sexual intercourse within 48 hours of her examination-Allegedly offence was committee about 43 days earlier from date of examination-Accused acquitted.

By | November 30th, 2018|Acquittal|

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Dishonour of Cheque—Notice—Legal notice issued to the accused was neither signed by the complainant nor by his counsel, therefore, that is not a valid legal notice—Accused acquitted.

By | November 10th, 2018|Acquittal|

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October 2018

Kidnapping for Ransom-Murder-Acquittal-There is no material attribution to appellant (co-accused) at the time of murder or calling for ransom-Salary slip belonging to father of deceased was recovered from the house of appellant-Held; Only this circumstance is insufficient to connect appellant with the crime beyond doubt

By | October 8th, 2018|Acquittal|

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Murder–Gunshot Injury-Acquittal-Mere recovery of pistol and the matching of bullet cannot be enough to convict the person for offence of murder, when there is absolutely no evidence to show as to who fired the bullet from the pistol and at whom it was fired-Accused acquitted.

By | October 8th, 2018|Acquittal|

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August 2018

July 2018

Indian Penal Code, 1860, S.302~Murder–Intention to kill-Intention to cause death must not be readily inferred-Merely because accused pierced the chest of deceased with spear (ballam), it cannot be assumed that accused intended to cause death.   

By | July 24th, 2018|Acquittal|

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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, S.293—Expert Evidence- Admissibility of -Comparison of Signatures-Report submitted by Assistant Director (Document) could be per se admissible as the officer in the rank of Assistant Director would fall at Sr.No.E of sub-Section (4) of Section 293 CrPC—Such report not to be discarded on the ground that neither the author of the report nor any other officer, well conversant with the facts of the case who could satisfactorily depose in Court on behalf of the author of the report, has also been produced as a witness

By | July 16th, 2018|Acquittal|

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June 2018

Attempt to Murder—Cruelty to Wife— Merely shifting of the victim from private hospital to Civil Hospital cannot be treated as device to let her die with mala fide intention.

By | June 12th, 2018|Acquittal|

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Criminal Breach of Trust-Forgery-Acquittal–Allegation that accused person projected himself as President of club and operated bank accounts of club for personal use and thus mis-appropriated the funds-Accused acquitted

By | June 11th, 2018|Acquittal|

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It does not appeal to reason 10/15 persons attacked the house while armed with iron rods and barchhies apart from firearm but they could not cause any injury to the complainant or his son-Acquittal on improbability of story upheld

By | June 11th, 2018|Acquittal|

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Murder–Gun Shot Injury-Acquittal- Attempt to Murder—Recovery of empty and live cartridges of gun of different specifications other than gun which was attributed to petitioner—Acquittal upheld

By | June 11th, 2018|Acquittal|

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Indian Penal Code, 1860, S.302–Murder–Non-recovery of material objects–Administration of Poison-Acquittal-Prosecution has proved that deceased died due to intake of liquor which contained poison—However, prosecution failed to recover the material evidence i.e. liquor bottle and its residue as well as steel tumbler which allegedly contained poison

By | June 5th, 2018|Acquittal|

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Indian Penal Code, 1860, S.376–Rape–False promise to marry—Consenting Party–Acquittal-Prosecutrix was already married and well settled by drawing a good salary-Prosecutrix without getting her first marriage dissolved insisted upon getting married to accused, who is younger than prosecutrix

By | June 1st, 2018|Acquittal|

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Indian Penal Code, 1860, S,378—Rape—False Promise to Marriage-Acquittal–Prosecutrix complained that accused (relative of her deceased husband) developed physical relations with her on promise to marry

By | June 1st, 2018|Acquittal|

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May 2018

Indian Penal Code, 1860, S.307 & S.326–Attempt to Murder-Grievous Hurt-Acquittal–Fight between college students—IO deposed that neither any recovery was effected from accused person nor any material was collected during investigation that they has caused any injury

By | May 24th, 2018|Acquittal|

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Murder–Delay in lodging FIR–Acquittal–No explanation given by the complainant to explain the delay of about one month in filing of the complaint—Accused acquitted.    

By | May 22nd, 2018|Acquittal|

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Accused dashed its car into back of motorcycle and occupants of motorcycle fell into ditches-Allegation that it was done with intention to kill-Held; the minor damage to the motorcycle of the victim as well as the car of accused do not suggest that he had any intention of causing the death of the victim and his daughter

By | May 22nd, 2018|Acquittal|

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