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Supreme Court of India (Division Bench (DB)- Two Judge)
KRISHNEGOWDA & ORS. Vs. STATE OF KARNATAKA BY ARKALGUD POLICE

Appeal (Crl.), 635 of 2006, Judgment Date: Mar 28, 2017

It is settled law that mere latches on the part of Investigating Officer itself cannot be a ground for acquitting the accused. If that is the basis, then every criminal case will depend upon the will and design of the Investigating Officer. The Courts have to independently deal with the case and should arrive at a just conclusion beyond reasonable doubt basing on the evidence on record.   Once there is Full Judgment

Tags: Acquittal Benefit Of Doubt

Supreme Court of India (Division Bench (DB)- Two Judge)
H.D. SIKAND (D) TH:LRS. Vs. C.B.I.& ANR.

Appeal (Crl.), 729 of 2011, Judgment Date: Dec 15, 2016

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Tags: Acquittal Murder Benefit Of Doubt

Supreme Court of India (Division Bench (DB)- Two Judge)
BAIJNATH AND ORS Vs. STATE OF M P

Appeal (Crl.), 1097 of 2016, Judgment Date: Nov 18, 2016

(38) A cumulative consideration of the overall evidence on the facet of dowry, leaves us unconvinced about the truthfulness of the charge qua the accused persons. The prosecution in our estimate, has failed to prove this indispensable component of the two offences beyond reasonable doubt. The factum of unnatural death in the matrimonial home and that too within seven years of marriage therefore is thus ipso facto not sufficient to Full Judgment

Tags: Acquittal Benefit Of Doubt Cruelty Dowry Death

Delhi High Court (Division Bench (DB)- Two Judge)
MANOJ V/s UOI & ORS.

W.P.(C), 11979 of 2015, Judgment Date: Jul 15, 2016

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Supreme Court of India (Division Bench (DB)- Two Judge)
BIJENDRA BHAGAT Vs. STATE OF UTTARAKHAND

Appeal (Crl.), 2202 of 2011, Judgment Date: May 29, 2015

According to the witnesses these two accused were also armed with country made pistols. The injuries suffered by the deceased are incised wounds and one fire arm injury. However, none of the injuries on the person of the deceased could be attributed to the lathi which was supposedly in the hands of the appellant. Undoubtedly, three injuries on the person Full Judgment

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Supreme Court of India (Division Bench (DB)- Two Judge)
MANOHARLAL Vs. STATE OF M.P

Appeal (Crl.), 1407 of 2013, Judgment Date: Nov 21, 2014

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Tags: Benefit Of Doubt Rape

Supreme Court of India (Division Bench (DB)- Two Judge)
ANANDA POOJARY Vs. STATE OF KARNATAKA

Appeal (Crl.), 2202 of 2014, Judgment Date: Oct 14, 2014

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Tags: Acquittal Benefit Of Doubt Murder