Evidence Law

Bhagwan Jagannath Markad&Ors Vs State of Maharashtra

“The principle of criminal jurisprudence that the burden of proof is always on the prosecution and the accused is presumed to be innocent unless proven guilty.” Case name: Criminal Appeal No. 1516 of 2011 Case number: Supreme Court of India Court: Supreme Court of India Bench: Shri Justice V. Gopala Gowda Shri Justice Adarsh Kumar …

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KOCHUKAKKADA ABOOBACKER (DEAD) BY LRS & ORS VS V. ATTAH KASIM & ORS

“The paucity of evidence and the pleadings were far from clear” Case name: Kochukakkada aboobacker {dead} by lrs & ors. V/S V. Attah kasim & ors Citation: 1996 SCC {7} 389 Court: The supreme court of india Bench: JUSTICE RAMASWAMY, JUSTICE K. G.B. PATTANAIK Decided on: JANUARY 16, 1996 Relevant Act/Sections: BRIEF FACTS AND PROCEDURAL …

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Nand Ram (D) Through LRS. & ORS V/S Jagdish Prasad (D) Through LRS.

The award of the Court that the lease stood determined on account of non-payment of rent was a finding made by the reference Court for a limited purpose i.e. not to accept the defendant’s claim for compensation. Such finding cannot be binding on the parties in a suit for possession based on title. Case name: …

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Nizam & Anr. V/s. State of Rajasthan

“Last seen theory” is an important link in the chain of circumstances that would point towards the guilt of the accused with some certainty. Case name: Nizam & Anr. Vs. State of Rajasthan  Case number: Criminal appeal number-413 of 2007 Court: The supreme court of india             Criminal appellate jurisdiction Bench: JUSTICE DIPAK MISRA, JUSTICE …

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