Supreme Court on Fake Encounter Killing

Supreme Court of India Brijlala Pd. Sinha vs State Of Bihar on 13 July, 1998 Author: Pattanaik Bench: M Mukherjee, G Pattanaik PETITIONER: BRIJLALA PD. SINHA Vs. RESPONDENT: STATE OF BIHAR DATE OF JUDGMENT: 13/07/1998 BENCH: M.K. MUKHERJEE, G.B. PATTANAIK ACT: HEADNOTE: JUDGMENT: WITH CRL. APPEAL Nos. 218/98, 279/98 & 280-282/98 JUDGMENT PATTANAIK,J. These five […]

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Father in law convicted u/s 202 for failure to inform the authorities as to DIL’s suicide

Comment : In this case of unnatural death of a DIL – notwithstanding failure of prosecution to bring home offences 302/306/304B against the accused – convicted the FIL u/s 202 for failure to inform the police – intentional ommission to give information having reason to believe that an offence is committed.    Supreme Court of India […]

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Supreme Court convicting man for wife’s murder – circumstantial evidence.

In this interesting case – the Court convicted the man for murdering his wife, on the basis of following evidence – the chain of circumstantial evidence :- i) Motive (Suspected infidelity on part of wife – strained relations on that count) ii) Last Seen together. iii) Unnatural subsequent conduct. iv) killed wife at hotel – […]

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Perusal of Defence testimony

Comment :  defence witnessess cannot always be termed to be tainted one. defences witnesses are entitled to equal treatment and equal respect as that of the prosecution. The issue of credibility and the trustworthiness ought also to be attributed to the defence witnesses at par with that of prosecution  Supreme Court of India State Of […]

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