Excerpt: It is equally settled law that the evidence of a hostile witness would not be totally rejected if spoken in favour of the prosecution or the accused, but it can be subjected to close scrutiny and that portion of the evidence which is consistent with the case of the prosecution or defence may be … Continue reading State Of Rajasthan vs Teg Bahadur
Excerpt:The panchanama report indicates that the ornaments were one yellow and black mangalsutra, a nathni (nose ring), some glass bangles and peinjan (an ornament worn on the foot). It is also recorded that, according to the accused, these ornaments belong to his wife. Mangalsutra, peinjan and even glass bangles are such ornaments which an Indian … Continue reading Sampat Babso Kale vs The State Of Maharashtra
Excerpt:It is a trite proposition of law, that suspicion however grave, it cannot take the place of proof and that the prosecution in order to succeed on a criminal charge cannot afford to lodge its case in the realm of “may be true” but has to essentially elevate it to the grade of “must be … Continue reading 302 acquittal on benefit of doubt
Excerpt: Rajasthan High Court Amit Sharma And Ors vs State on 16 December, 2009 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE FOR RAJASTHAN AT JAIPUR BENCH, JAIPUR J U D G M E N T 1. Amit Sharma S/o Prem Prakash 2. Prem Prakash S/o Ram Narain 3. Smt.Gayatri W/o Prem Prakash .....Appellants Versus State of … Continue reading Amit Sharma And Ors vs State
EXCERPT: Supreme Court of India Harjinder Singh @ Bhola vs State Of Punjab on 27 July, 2004 Author: P Reddi Bench: P.Venkatarama Reddi, B.P. Singh. CASE NO.: Appeal (crl.) 916 of 2003 PETITIONER: Harjinder Singh @ Bhola RESPONDENT: State of Punjab DATE OF JUDGMENT: 27/07/2004 BENCH: P.VENKATARAMA REDDI & B.P. SINGH. JUDGMENT: J U D … Continue reading 302 conviction reversal on benefit of doubt.