The Court in the said case further held that every minute was precious and, therefore, it is natural that the witnesses accompanying the deceased first tried to take him to the hospital so as to enable him to get immediate medical treatment. The first supplementary statement was recorded around 7: It is, therefore, the duty of the court to scrutinise the evidence carefully and, in terms of the felicitous metaphor, separate the grain from the chaff. His spirit was dead, and bound to. Whether the delay is so long as to throw a cloud of suspicion on the case of the prosecution would depend upon a variety of factors. He lodged DD No. Bite mark analysis was also undertaken by the investigative team to establish the identity and involvement of the accused persons. Its exterior was of white colour having yellow and green stripes and its front tyre on the left side did not have a wheel cap. Kripal Singh, for being taken to P. It is necessary to mention here that PW-1 was admitted in the casualty ward of Safdarjung Hospital. Minor discrepancies on trivial matters not touching the core of the case, hyper- technical approach by taking sentences torn out of context here or there from the evidence, attaching importance to some technical error committed by the investigating officer not going to the root of the matter would not ordinarily permit rejection of the evidence as a whole. Travel to the Safdarjung Hospital According to him, the evidence of PW-1 cannot be discarded on grounds which are quite specious. It is worthy to mention here that in order to bring home the charge, the prosecution initially examined 82 witnesses and thereafter, the statements of the accused persons were recorded and they abjured their guilt. More so the victim who suffers from an incident, obviously, is in a state of shock and it is only when we moves in his comfort zone, he starts recollecting the events one by one and thus to stop the victim from elaborating the facts to describe the finer details, if left out earlier, would be too much. We are disposed to think so, for the omission has to be considered in the backdrop of the entire factual scenario, the materials brought on record and objective weighing of the circumstances.