22 July 2024

Search Results for Tag : Last Seen Theory


Bombay HC: Last Seen Theory Must be Proximate With Time of Death(13.06.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that last seen theory is not enough to hold accused guilty of the crime in the absence of a correlation with the time of th.....

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Tripura HC: Prosecution Must Prove Last Seen Theory Beyond All Reasonable Doubt(25.07.2022)

Tripura High Court has held that it is the prosecution which has to prove the last seen theory, together with the other connecting circumstances, to s.....

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SC: Accused Bound to Give Explanation Once Prosecution Establishes ‘Last Seen Theory’(20.02.2023)

Supreme Court has held that once the theory of “last seen together” is established by the prosecution, the accused is expected to offer some explanati.....

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SC: Can’t Convict Accused Solely on The Basis of ‘Last Seen’ Circumstance(18.01.2023)

Supreme Court while setting aside concurrent conviction of murder accused has held that ‘last seen’ doctrine has limited application and court should .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Concurrent Conviction, Last Seen Theory