“It is observed that in Section 483 of Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023, the word “shall” means “it is mandatory for the accused to furnish bail bond with surety”.”
“FIR in a criminal case is an extremely vital and valuable piece of evidence for the purpose of corroborating the oral evidence adduced at the trial and the delay in the registration of the FIR, by itself, cannot be a ground for quashing of the FIR”.
The Court stated that motive assumes great importance in a case based on circumstantial evidence as without motive, chain of events is incomplete.
Supreme Court was quick to clarify that if prosecution was unable to prove its case on its own legs, then it won’t be able to derive advantage from the weakness of the defence and the Court would not be able to convict the accused on the strength of the evidence in the form of reply to the suggestions made by the defence counsel to a witness.
The Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court held that vicarious liability of a company’s directors can be imputed as per the statutory provisions in cases where a company is an offender.
Delhi High Court: In a case where revision petition was filed against the order passed by the Trial Court by
Delhi High Court: In an appeal challenging the order passed by the Additional Sessions Judge convicting the Father (Appellant) under
Supreme Court: In a case wherein concern was raised regarding common deficiencies and practices adopted by trial courts during criminal
Karkardooma Court, Delhi: In a bail application moved on behalf of applicant/accused Saleem Malik @ Munna under Section 437 Code
“The scenario is that any order or judgment passed by this Court becomes a reportable exercise to create more volumes of reported cases! This thus has a possibility at times of causing some confusion on the legal principles prevalent.”
Punjab & Haryana High Court: While allowing the instant bail petition preferred by Kalyani Singh against the FIR dated 13-4-2016 under Sections
Tripura High Court: In a case relating to a revision petition filed by the State, challenging the order of the
Quality and relevancy; and not quantity of evidence, is what determines the fate of a case.
Advocates, in addition to being professionals, are also officers of the courts and play a vital role in the administration of justice.
Patna High Court: While dealing with a case of rape, A M Badar, J. observed that mere non-offering of physical resistance by
Himachal Pradesh High Court: Vivek Singh Thakur, J. dismissed the petition filed under Sec 482 Criminal Procedure Code (‘CrPC') for
Rajasthan High Court: Dinesh Mehta, J. allowed the petition and remarked that expeditious disposal of cases is necessary but equally necessary is
Supreme Court: In a big development in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, the 3-judge bench of NV Ramana, CJ and Surya Kant and
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Mayo Hall Unit, Bengaluru: Vani A. Shetty, XVII Additional Judge, Court of Small Causes & ACMM, addressed a
“Although furlough can be claimed without a reason, the prisoner does not have an absolute legal right to claim furlough.”