Vasudev Vs State of Madhya Pradesh-01/02/2022

As the use of the gun itself is not established by the FSL report, therefore, the conviction under Section 27 Arms Act also is not justified. Considering all these aspects, in our considered opinion, the ingredients of Section 307/34 IPC and Section 27 of the Arms Act have not been proved by the prosecution beyond reasonable doubt, proving the guilt of the accused/appellant.

Nachhatar Singh and Another Vs State of Punjab-03/02/2011

Penal Code, 1860—Sections 304B and 306—Evidence Act, 1872—Section 113A—Dowry death—abetment of suicide—Accused were acquitted of offences under Section 304B but convicted under Section 306 IPC and awarded sentence of four years—Allegations against accused were that they had driven deceased to…

If Apex Court is of opinion that acquittal is not based on a reasonable view, then it may review entire material and there will be no limitation on Apex Court’s jurisdiction under Article 136 .

In State of Rajasthan Versus Islam and others [AIR 2011 SC 2317 : JT 2011 (6) SC 452 : (2011) 6 SCALE 389 : (2011) 6 SCC 343 : (2011) 2 SCC (Cri) 951] When Supreme  Court exercises its jurisdiction under Article…

Sudhakar @ Sudharasan Vs. State represented by The Inspector of Police, Srirangam Police Station, Trichy, Tamil Nadu[ALL SC 2018 MARCH]

KEYWORDS:-MURDER-ACQUITTAL DATE:- March 12, 2018. It is settled law that there cannot be any hard and fast rule that the evidence of interested witness cannot be taken into consideration and they cannot be termed as witnesses. But, the only burden that…

While dealing with a judgment of Acquittal, an appellate court must consider the entire evidence on record

Supreme Court in Dr. Sunil Kumar Sambhudayal Gupta and Ors. v. State of Maharashtra, JT 2010 (12) SC 287, considered various aspects of dealing with a case of Acquittal and after placing reliance upon earlier judgments of this Court particularly…

Guidelines for the High Court to interfere with the judgment and order of Acquittal passed by the Trial Court

 Supreme Court  has laid down the guidelines for the High Court to interfere with the judgment and order of Acquittal passed by the Trial Court. The appellate court should not ordinarily set aside a judgment of Acquittal in a case…