Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Common intention–Evidence of PWs 2 and 3 did not attribute any...

2009(1) LAW HERALD (SC) 606 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Dr. Arijit Pasayat The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Asok Kumar Ganguly Criminal Appeal...

Identification of Prisons Act, 1920, S.4–Sample of Fingerprints-­ Police officer is...

2019(1) Law Herald (SC) 333 : 2019 LawHerald.Org 524 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before Hon'ble Mr. Justice N.V. Ramana Hon'ble Mr. Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar Criminal Appeal...

Murder—Identification of Accused—Specific identification of the four accused, from a group...

2019(1) Law Herald (SC) 55 : 2018 LawHerald.Org 1960 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before Hon'ble Mr. Justice N. V. Ramana Hon'ble Mr. Justice Mohan M....

Murder–Dying Declaration—Acquittal- -Inconsistencies between dying declarations as recorded by Doctor and...

2018(4) Law Herald (SC) 3164 : 2018 LawHerald.Org 1924 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before Hon'ble Mrs. Justice R. Bhanumathi  Hon'ble Mr. Justice Vineet Saran Criminal Appeal No....

Law on circumstantial evidence when it comes to fixing guilt on...

Law on circumstantial evidence when it comes to fixing guilt on those accused in a criminal case can be summarised in the following manner. “The...

We would think in the circumstances of this case that the...

  We would think in the circumstances of this case that the appellant cannot be convicted for the offenceunder Section 376. It would indeed be unsafe...

Acquittal–A judgment of acquittal passed should not be interfered with when...

2009(1) LAW HERALD (SC) 385 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before The Hon’ble Mr. Justice S.B. Sinha The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Cyriac Joseph Criminal Appeal No. 992 of...

Abetment to Suicide—Acquittal—Deceased committed suicide by consuming poison at her matrimonial...

2018(4) Law Herald (SC) 3162 : 2018 LawHerald.Org 1923 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before Hon'ble Mr. Justice N.V. Ramana Hon'ble Mr. Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar Criminal...

Narcotics—Case Property—Safe custody and carriage of recovered contraband not proved—Acquittal upheld

  2018(4) Law Herald (SC) 3154 : 2018 LawHerald.Org 1921 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before Hon'ble Mrs. Justice R. Banumathi Hon'ble Mrs. Justice Indira Banerjee Criminal Appeal...

Murder–Acquittal–There is a time gap of eight hours between the time...

2009(1) LAW HERALD (SC) 270 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Altamas Kabir The Hon’ble Mr. Justice  Markandey Katju Criminal Appeal No. 1071...

Murder—Death Penalty—The conduct of the convict in prison cannot be lost...

2018(4) Law Herald (SC) 3078 : 2018 LawHerald.Org 1858 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before Hon'ble Mr. Justice Deepak Gupta Hon'ble Mr. Justice Hemant Gupta Criminal Appeal No(S)....

Unlawful Assembly—Sessions Judge acquitted all the six accused persons under Section...

2018(4) Law Herald (SC) 3074 : 2018 LawHerald.org 1781 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before Hon'ble Mr. Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre Hon'ble Mrs. Justice Indu Malhotra Criminal Appeal...

Murder—Death Sentence—Minor girl raped and murdered—Appellant had no criminal antecedents prior...

2018(4) Law Herald (SC) 3372 : 2018 LawHerald.Org 1943 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before Hon'ble Mr. Justice N.V. Ramana Hon'ble Mr. Justice Mohan M. Shantanagoudar Hon'ble Mr....

Murder—Appeal against Acquittal—Perversity in the judgment of the trial court has...

2018(4) Law Herald (SC) 3366 : 2018 LawHerald.Org 1941 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before Hon'ble Mr. Justice L. Nageswara Rao Hon'ble Mr. Justice R. Subhash Reddy Criminal...

Common Intention –Unless a common intention is established as a matter...

2009(1) LAW HERALD (SC) 175 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Lokeshwar Singh Panta The Hon’ble Mr. Justice B. Sudershan Reddy Criminal Appeal No....

Criminal Law –Murder–Circumstantial evidence–Last seen theory–Deceased last seen with accused–Held, The...

2009(1) LAW HERALD (SC) 161 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Dr. Arijit Pasayat The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Dr. Mukundakam Sharma Criminal Appeal No.598-599...

Criminal Trial–Fairness in investigation as also trial is a human right...

2009(1) LAW HERALD (SC) 140 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before The Hon’ble Mr. Justice S.B. Sinha The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Cyriac Joseph Criminal Appeal No. 637 of...

Evidence Law–Eye witness–Benefit of discrepancies in evidence of eye witnesses should...

2009(1) LAW HERALD (SC) 137 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before The Hon’ble Mr. Justice S.B. Sinha The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Cyriac Joseph Criminal Appeal No. 132 of...

Indian Penal Code, 1860, S.302–Murder–Material Contradictions-Acquittal- -Inconsistent version between the evidence...

2018(4) Law Herald (SC) 2911 : 2018 LawHerald.org 1760 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before Hon'ble Mrs. Justice R. Banumathi Hon'ble Mr. Justice Vineet Saran Criminal Appeal No....

Indian Penal Code, 1860, S.498-A-Cruelty against wife—Relatives of Husband–Quashing–Appellants are not...

2018(4) Law Herald (SC) 2909 : 2018 LawHerald.org 1759 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Before Hon'ble Mr. Justice S.A. Bobde Hon'ble Mr. Justice L. Nageswara Rao CRIMINAL APPEAL...

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