1. Dhanpat VS State of Raj. - 08 Sep 87
in cognizable case — Criminal Trial—Delay in lodging First Information Report—Delay has not been explained so it creates doubt in ... statements—Witnesses cannot be relied —Prosecution failed to establish the case] (Para 22)(c) Criminal Procedure Code, 1973—Sec. 154—Information ... It was argued that there was delay in lodging the report. ... There is certainly delay in lodging the First Information Report and this delay which has ... He could not give any reason for not lodging this report.
India - Rajasthan
2. Tulshida Kanolkar VS State of Goa - 27 Oct 03
Important pointDelay in lodging FIR in rape case can not be used for discarding prosecution case and it only puts Court on guard to search if any explanation was offered for delay and then to see whether it was satisfactory or not.
in lodging of the first information report. ... Indian Penal Code, 1860—Section 376—Rape—Victim was mentally challenged person—Delay in lodging FIR—Offence was detected when victim ... Delay in lodging first information report cannot be used as a ritualistic formula for discarding prosecution case and doubting its ... We shall first deal with the question of delay. ... in lodging of the first information report. ... Delay in lodging first information
India - Crimes
3. Ram Ditto VS State of Himachal Pradesh - 27 May 89
Delay in lodging the F.I.R. must be satisfactorily explained.
in lodging First Information Report has not been satisfactorily explained- Prosecution story cannot be accepted as trustworthy- ... the instance of P.Ws. 2 and 7- There is no evidence, occular or medical, to indicate marks of violence on the presecutrix's body- Delay ... Delay in lodging the First ... information to the Police, the learned Counsel, seeks assistance from Thulia Kali v. ... in the lodging of the First Information Report should be statisfactorily explained".
India - Crimes
4. M. G. R. @ Elumalai VS State represented by The Inspector of Police, Orathi Police Station - 19 Mar 21
in registering case - Mere delay in lodging First Information Report is not fatal if the delay is satisfactorily explained - In ... this case delay is properly explained - This Court also as fact finding Court satisfied with reason - Further in all cases delay ... in transmitting First Information Report and reaching Magistrate with delay will not be fatal unless genesis of complaint is on doubt ... Mere delay in lodging the First Information Report is not fatal, if the delay is satisfactorily ... Pw.2 is the uncle of the victim girl and he also spoken about the information received by ... The prosecution has not explained the delay in filing the complaint and delay in registering
India - Madras
5. Jagannath Behera @ Janguru VS State of Orissa - 07 Sep 17
in lodging the first information report and it cannot be said that the mere delay, if any, renders the prosecution version brittle ... PENAL CODE, 1860 - Sec. 376 - Conviction under - Appeal - Appreciation of evidence - Prosecution has satisfactorily explained the delay ... Coming to the first contention raised by the learned counsel for the appellant regarding the delay in lodging the first information ... in lodging the first information report and it cannot be said that the mere delay, if any, renders the prosecution version brittle ... eve of Laxmi Puja day, the appellant gifted a mobile phone to the victim and told her to get ready to abort her pregnancy when information
India - Orissa
6. Roopa W/o Late Durgappa VS H. Prasanna S/o Hanumanthappa - 22 Jan 20
in lodging First Information Report, the petition under Section 166 Act – Appeal dismissed ... examination of the aforesaid witnesses - Court agree with submission made by learned counsel for appellants that merely on the basis of delay ... of 16 days in lodging the First Information Report. ... of lodging the First Information Report and by placing reliance on MLC Register. ... in lodging the First Information Report, the petition under Section 166 Act filed by the appellants could not have been dismissed
India - Karnataka
7. Madan Prasad Singh VS State - 05 Jul 84
Criminal Trial - Burden or Proof - Identification from behind and in the flash of torch-Torch not produced - Delay in lodging first ... information report - Reason for delay attributed to non recording of FIR by officer-in-charge-Telegram complaining about non-recording ... in lodging the first information at 10-30 AM, when the distance of police station was three miles only. ... informant had gone to the police station to lodge the first information. ... information by the officer-in-charge.
India - Patna
8. Tulshidas Kanolkar VS State Of Goa - 27 Oct 03
Delay in lodging FIR in rape case can not be used for discarding prosecution case and it only puts Court on guard to search if any explanation was offered for delay and then to see whether it was satisfactory or not.
in lodging of the first information report. ... in lodging FIR-Offence was detected when victim became pregnant and then delivered a stillborn child and report was lodged-Delay ... Delay in lodging first information report cannot be used as a ritualistic formula for discarding prosecution case and doubting its ... Information was lodged with the police on 10th August, 1999 by PW 1 (father of the victim). ... We shall first deal with the question of delay. ... The unusual circumstances satisfactorily explained the delay in lodging of the first information report.
India - Supreme Court
9. Sheo Chandra Paswan VS State of Bihar - 02 Apr 19
in lodging first information report and recording statements of witnesses under Section 161 of Cr.P.C. are not always fatal to prosecution ... identified appellants in light of torches flashed by appellants appears to be doubtful and does not inspire confidence to Court – Delay ... It is well known that delay in lodging the first information report and recording the statements ... Therefore, the aforesaid delay in lodging the first information report creates doubt about the genuineness ... P.W. 4 has also admitted that having got information of daocity and murder of one person he had made Sanha entry.
India - Patna
10. Anil Kumar VS State of Karnataka - 19 Jul 11
in lodging first information - On local examination by doctor she did not find any injuries on body of victim - There was no evidence ... came to know about said gang rape committed on her - She did not make any attempt to escape from that place - No explanation for delay ... in lodging first information. ... After reaching Udupi First Information was lodged. ... information.
India - Karnataka