“Nothing has improved even after more than a decade of “Nirbhaya”. Women also have the right to life and liberty. They also have the right to be respected and treated as equal citizens. Their honour and dignity cannot be touched or violated”.
It was alleged that during his tenure as Prime Minister, Imran Khan had deliberately concealed the details of the gifts he retained from the Toshakhana.
Bombay High Court perused details of all 41 cases and noted that the petitioner was apparently arrested in one case and came to be arrested in other cases on transfer warrant, pleaded guilty in all 41 cases.
The accused had failed to demonstrate any illegality in the impugned judgment convicting them for the offences of kidnapping, abduction, and gang rape.
The Standing Orders ought to be respected by the investigating agencies and non-compliance of those Standing Orders may naturally invoke a reasonable doubt relating to the process of sampling which is the most critical procedure to be carried out to ascertain the nature of the substance and its quantity.
While hearing the appeal against conviction for attempt to murder, the Court stated that the accused’s actions fall under ‘causing grievous hurt’ rather than ‘attempt to murder’.
Delhi High Court opined that the cause of death was found to be cranio cerebral damage consequent upon blunt force impact to the head which was sufficient to cause death in ordinary course of nature.
Supreme Court considered the case wherein the Trial Court proposed award of death sentence for rarest of the rare case, while the Jharkhand High Court modified it to life imprisonment for whole biological life without any scope for remission.
Supreme Court said that the High Court did not properly consider the instant case of rash and negligent driving, and that the principle aim and object of IPC is to punish offenders.
The Delhi High Court suspended the sentence of a man who was convicted for raping the minor girl after noting that the girl herself had misrepresented her age and showed herself to be a major.
The conviction and sentence awarded to a man in 2003 for culpable homicide not amounting to murder has been set aside by the Delhi High Court more than 19 years after the appeal was filed, due to the persistent inability to locate or reconstruct the trial court record.
Delhi High Court: In an appeal challenging the order passed by the Additional Sessions Judge convicting the Father (Appellant) under
POCSO Special Court, at Fort, Gr. Bombay: In a case where charge sheet is filed against the accused for offences
Bombay High Court: While deliberating upon the instant appeal challenging the conviction and sentence under Section 376, IPC [rape], the Division Bench
Patiala House Courts, Delhi: Nabeela Wali, J. took lenient view and sentenced a convict under Section 2 of Prevention of Insults to
Delhi High Court: A Division Bench of Mukta Gupta and Mini Pushkarna, JJ. upheld the impugned conviction order considering the accused has
Patiala House Courts: Stating that the crimes for which the convict had been convicted were intended to strike at the heart of
Court of Appeal of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka: The Division Bench of N. Bandula Karunarathna and R. Gurusinghe, JJ.
Sikkim High Court: The Division Bench of Meenakshi Madan Rai and Bhaskar Rai Pradhan, JJ. partly allowed an appeal which was filed
Supreme Court: While addressing the plea of a murder convict seeking remission on the ground of blindness, the Division Bench comprising of