This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember Me Forgot password? Click here to resetNew User? Click here to register Post navigation Acquittal – Criminal conspiracy and dishonestly receiving stolen property – Sole connecting evidence that the recovery based on disclosure statements of accused, along with those of the other co-accused but this evidence is not sufficient to qualify as “fact … discovered” within the meaning of Section 27 of Evidence Act, 1872 – Conviction and sentence set-aside – Appeal allowed. There is no hard and fast rule for determining when a dying declaration should be accepted; the duty of the Court is to decide this question in the facts and surrounding circumstances of the case and be fully convinced of the truthfulness of the same – although the accused has been named in the two dying declarations as a person who set the room on fire yet the surrounding circumstances render such statement of the declarants very doubtful – Appellant directed to be released – Appeal allowed.