The High Court meaningfully stated the existence of prima facie evidence against the accused is to no avail if there is no justification for the arrest based on the doctrine of clear and present danger to the society.
Allahabad High Court was not convinced with the version of the Police personnel, that such injuries on the petitioner’s skin occurred due to friction on the road when the Police personnel tried to pick him up and put him in the police vehicle.
Supreme Court opined that the Jharkhand High Court fell into error in adopting such a casual approach and set aside the impugned order. Thus, granted bail to the husband.
Section 41 and 41A of CrPC are facets of Article 21 of the Constitution of India
Allahabad High Court gave three weeks to the respondents to file the counter affidavit and two weeks thereafter to the petitioner to file rejoinder affidavit.
Kerala High Court found the instant bail application to be infructuous, since it was filed under Section 438 of CrPC, and the petitioner was already arrested.
Punjab and Haryana High Court had issued notice to the State in March 2023 for alleged illegal detention of Amritpal Singh by the authorities.
The petition was filed by the sister of Mr. Raghwendra Pratap Singh, an Indian national who has been arrested in Uzbekistan and is hereby seeking consular access and legal representation.
Supreme Court has put a stay on the arrest of VC of Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences Dr. Rajendra Bihari Lal and Institute’s Director Vinod Bihari Lal in connection with a mass religious conversion case.
by Akshat Kabra†
The Delhi High Court observed that furlough could not be denied perennially even if the prisoner had earlier jumped parole and was re-arrested after committing another offence.
The reason given in the arrest memos to arrest the petitioners, having regard to the facts, appears to be casual, mechanical and perfunctory, clearly without application of mind. The grounds for arrest of the petitioners mentioned in the arrest memos clearly breach the mandatory provisions of Sections 41 and 41-A and 60-A of the Criminal Procedure Code.
Upon learning that the police had violated the human rights of a physically challenged person, Madras High Court gave directions to police officials to sensitize police force regarding rights of persons with disabilities and ensure proper functioning of CCTV cameras in all police stations.
Punjab and Haryana High Court held that when the accused is coming forward to face trial and is undertaking to appear before Court, no prejudice will be caused to the prosecution or complainant in granting bail to the petitioner.
Punjab and Haryana High Court: While deciding the instant petition preferred by Deepak Chaurasia, against the order dated 28-10-2022 whereby his bail
Tripura High Court: In a public interest litigation seeking issuance of show cause to the respondents as to why a writ of
“I’m unable to comprehend as to how the name of the father being similar or even identical would have any role to play in the arrest, extrapolating the same logic if the arrest warrant has been issued for one brother, another brother or maybe even the sister could be arrested, merely, because the father’s name is identical.”
Karnataka High Court (Dharwad Bench): Suraj Govindaraj, J. while deciding a matter regarding handcuffing of an accused during arrest, held that “handcuffing
Supreme Court: With a view to bringing reform in practices relating to disposal of bail applications arising from the same case, the