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Md. Saifuddin Ahmed @ Sahil v. State of Assam

Evidence Law – Child Witness – Evidence of a child witness can be recorded if the concerned Judge is of the opinion that the witness is capable enough to understand the question and give answers based on such understanding. It is for the Judge to arrive at such a satisfaction.

Pramila v. State of Uttar Pradesh

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 – Section 313 – Penal Code, 1860 – Sections 302 r/w. 34 – Evidence Act, 1872 – Section 3 – Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 – Sections 3 and 4 – Murder – Evidence of a Child Witness – Burn Injuries – Benefit of doubt. AIR 2021 SC 3781

Hari Om @ Hero v. State of U.P.

Evidence Law – Fingerprints – Even the fingerprints lifted from the house of the deceased could be associated with the accused, that by itself, in the absence of any substantive piece of evidence, cannot be made the basis of their conviction. 2021 (1) ADJ 626 : AIR 2021 SC 402 : 2021 (1) Crimes 1 : 2021 CriLJ 1062 : 2021 (1) GLH 434 : 2021 (1) MLJ(Cri) 241 : 2021 (1) RCR (Criminal) 429 : 2021 (1) UC 62 : 2021 (219) AIC 193 : (2021) 4 SCC 345