Criminal Law Judgements

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"falsus in uno falsus in omnibus" not applicable in India

 30 July 2008

"falsus in uno falsus in omnibus" has no application in India. Relationship is not a factor to affect credibility of a witness. It is more often than not that a relation would not conceal actual culprit and make allegations against an innocent

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Witness can be recalled at any stage

 30 July 2008

S. 311 is a general section which applies to all proceedings, enquiries and trials under the Code and empowers the Magistrate to issue summons to any witness at any stage of such proceedings, trial or enquiry. In Section 311 the significant

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Right to cross examine the witness called by court

 30 July 2008

If a witness called by the court gives evidence against the complainant, he should be allowed an opportunity to cross-examine. The right to cross-examine a witness who is called by a court arises not under the provisions of Section 311, but under the

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DEATH PENALTY VS. LIFE IMPRISONMENT

 26 July 2008

When the collective conscience of the community is so shocked, that it will expect the holders of the judicial power centre to inflict death penalty irrespective of their personal opinion as regards desirability or otherwise of retaining death penalt

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eye witnesses Vs Medical Evidence

 24 July 2008

It is trite that where the eyewitnesses' account is found credible and trustworthy, medical opinion pointing to alternative possibilities is not accepted as conclusive. Witnesses, as Bentham said, are the eyes and ears of justice. Hence the importa

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Dowry Death - When to raise presumption

 24 July 2008

The explanation to Section 113-A further clarifies that cruelty shall have the same meaning as in Section 498-A of the IPC. Under Section 113-A of the Evidence Act, the prosecution has first to establish that the woman concerned committed suicide wi

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depravated acts of the accused calls for only death sentence

 24 July 2008

The depravated acts of the accused i.e., committing rape and killing of girl of 5 yeaqrs, calls for only one sentence i.e., death sentence

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Appointment of Public Prosecutor by different state

 24 July 2008

State Government, within whose jurisdiction trial of criminal case takes place whether on transfer or otherswise, alone competent to appoint Public Prosecutor to conduct the case. The State Government from which state the case is transferred has no

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not mandatory for accused to be witness in NI Act SC

 23 July 2008

An accused for discharging the burden of proof placed upon him under a statute need not examine himself. He may discharge his burden on the basis of the materials already brought on records. An accused has a constitutional right to maintain silence.

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498A between Doctors

 26 June 2008

Action under section 498A between two Doctors.

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