Evidence Law; Raju @ Ganga Singh Vs. State of M.P. [Madhya Pradesh High Court, 01-12-2017]

Evidence Law – Minor discrepancies, embellishments, contradictions in the evidence of witnesses would not be material to discard the prosecution story but where the discrepancies or contradictions are to such an extent which shakes the very foundation of the prosecution case and which makes the evidence of the witnesses untrustworthy, […]

Criminal Law; Raghunath Singh Vs. State of M.P. [Madhya Pradesh High Court, 30-11-2017]

Penal Code, 1860 – Ss. 302 r/w. 34 & 324 – in India theory of “falsus in uno falsus in omnibus” is not applicable and the Court is duty bound to extract the truth from the statements of the eye-witnesses. Only on the basis of some contradiction in the statements, with regard […]

Section 354A IPC; Ajay @ Bachan Vs. State [Madhya Pradesh High Court, 17-08-2017]

Penal Code, 1860 – S. 354A – Sexual Harassment – Punishment for – Absence of any independent witness – the applicant demanded sexual favour from the prosecutrix – Such indecent acts are usually committed at a secluded places, as the demand is very personal in nature, the contention about absence of any independent […]