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A Delhi court has acquitted three accused facing trial in an attempt to murder case after material witnesses did not support the prosecution allegation and the victim failed to identify them.

Additional Sessions Judge Rajneesh Kumar Gupta Friday acquitted three accused, Gulfam, Nurhassan and Irfan, observing that the eyewitness of the case has not supported the case of the prosecution.

According to the prosecution case, on March 16, 2011, all the three accused with common intention caused injuries to a person named Imran with a knife.

The court had framed charges against the trio for the offence of attempt of murder Nov 8, 2011.

The prosecution had relied upon four witnesses to support his case.

During cross-examination, Imraan had deposed that some unknown persons came towards him and suddenly stabbed him. He told the court that the person who stabbed him was not present in court.

The victim’s brother Salman also denied seeing the accused.

The court observed that the witness had denied the prosecution allegation against the accused. “Victim and eyewitness has not supported the case of prosecution,” said the court.

The court said that from the evidence of material witnesses, prosecution failed to prove any allegation against the accused.

“Accordingly, accused persons are acquitted of the offence punishable under Section 307/34 (attempt to murder/ acts done by several people with common intention) of the Indian penal code (IPC),” said the court.



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