30 November 2020


Search Results for Tag : Benefit of doubt

Judgments

When exercising appellate jurisdiction, Supreme Court has power to pass any order(11.04.2017)

Respondent was convicted by trial Court under Sections 302 and 201 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 for having committed murder of his wife and daughter and.....

Tags : Acquittal, Validity, Benefit of doubt

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When any fact is especially within the knowledge of any person, the burden of proof to prove that fact is upon him(12.10.2017)

Present two criminal appeals have been preferred by the Appellants Dr. Nupul Talwar and Dr. Rajesh Talwar under Section 374(2) of the Code of Criminal.....

Tags : Acquittal, Circumstantial evidence, Benefit of doubt

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Law presumes that, every person committing an offence is sane and liable for his acts, though in specified circumstances, it may be rebuttable(02.07.2018)

The Appellant assails his conviction under Section 302 and 324 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC), rejecting his defence that he was of unsound mind.....

Tags : Conviction, Mental state, Benefit of doubt

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News

Benefit of Doubt Must Go to Accused: Supreme Court(19.12.2018)

Supreme Court has held in a recent case of 7-year-old case of murder and rioting in Uttar Pradesh that the benefit of doubt in cases based on a flawed.....

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SERVICE - Criminal Antecedents can't be Said to be 'Clear' When Acquittal is by Granting Benefit of Doubt: SC(30.03.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that criminal antecedents of an employee or a candidate cannot be said to be clear when he was acquitted in a criminal case.....

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Supreme Court: Failure to Retrieve Dead Body Does Not Entitle Accused to Benefit of Doubt(23.07.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that failure of the police to recover the dead body will not be solely responsible to render the prosecution case doubtful ent.....

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Supreme Court Acquits 'Wife' Accused of Murdering Her 'Husband' on Basis of Benefit of Doubt(20.09.2019)

Supreme Court while setting aside concurrent convictions by the lower Court and High Court has acquitted a woman accused of murdering her husband. The.....

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