Orissa High Court Upholds ‘Life Term’ Of Murder Convict 18 Yrs After Enlarging Him On Bail

Orissa High Court Upholds ‘Life Term’ Of Murder Convict 18 Yrs After Enlarging Him On Bail

Case: Tapan Kumar Pradhan v. State of Odisha

Coram: Chief Justice Dr. S. Muralidhar and Justice Radha Krishna Pattanaik

Case No.: CRLA No. 29 of 2003

Court Observation: “The Court is satisfied that the prosecution in the present case has been able to establish convincingly each of the links in the chain of circumstances and further prove that the circumstances are so complete and incapable of an explanation of any other hypothesis than that of the guilt of the Appellant. The evidence is not only consistent with his guilt but is also inconsistent with his innocence.”

“As my report reveals the oblique incise wound was caused while the deceased was standing and the other blows were caused after the deceased fell down.”

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