contempt of court
Cases ReportedNever Reported Judgments

This report covers the Supreme Court’s Never Reported Judgment dating back to the year 1953 on contempt of court.

Jharkhand High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The Court noted that the conviction was solely based on last seen evidence and it was not corroborated with any evidence, hence it could not be said to be just and proper.

Kerala High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“Prevalent presumption is that a related witness would not testify falsely against an innocent person because they want to see the true culprits punished.”

Singapore High Court acquits father of 13 sexual assault against daughter
Case BriefsForeign Courts

Notwithstanding the conclusion due to inconsistent prosecution evidence, the Court emphasized that timely disclosure, effective investigation and prompt trial are necessary in sexual abuse cases involving young complainants.

POCSO Trial Judge training Karnataka Judicial Academy
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The High Court was shocked to find that the Trial Judge have not understood properly what is meaning of the theory beyond reasonable doubt in appreciating the evidence in POCSO cases.

sc acquits murder convicts
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Supreme Court said that the evidence regarding the last seen theory was totally unreliable and the evidence regarding the Call Detail Records also did not inspire any confidence.

chain of circumstantial evidence
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court concurred with the Punjab and Haryana High Court that incriminating circumstances were not proved beyond reasonable doubt and chain of evidence was not complete to interfere with a degree of certainty of accused having committed the crime.

Andhra Pradesh High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Without there being any evidence as to the presence of the accused in the house at the time of the death of the deceased, especially when the material witnesses turned hostile, convicting the accused basing on the assumptions and presumptions by the Sessions Court was erroneous.

Delhi High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

    Delhi High Court: While deciding the instant appeal directed against the judgment of conviction and order of sentence passed by

Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The prosecution has to bring home the charges levelled against them beyond reasonable doubt, which the prosecution has failed to do in the instant case, resultantly, the Court is left with no alternative but to acquit the accused, though involved in a very heinous crime.”

Tripura High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Tripura High Court: In a criminal revision petition filed for examining the legality, validity and propriety of the impugned judgment passed by

Bombay High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Bombay High Court: The Division Bench of Sadhana S. Jadhav and Milind N. Jadhav, JJ., allowed an appeal which was filed against

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Calcutta High Court: The Division Bench of Joymalya Bagchi and Ananya Bandyopadhyay, JJ. allowed an appeal which was directed against the judgment

Case BriefsSupreme Court

“We are at pains to observe the manner in which the present case has been dealt with by the trial court as well as by the High Court, particularly, when the trial court awarded death penalty to the accused and the High Court confirmed it.”

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Delhi High Court: Vibhu Bakhru, J., while dismissing the present appeal upheld the decision of the trial court for offences charged under

Case BriefsForeign Courts

Court of Appeal of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka: A Division Bench of K.K. Wickremasinghe and K. Priyantha Fernando, JJ.,

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Jammu & Kashmir High Court: Tashi Rabstan, J. upheld the finding of the revisional court as it was found to be well

Case BriefsForeign Courts

Kenya High Court, Nyahururu: R.P.V. Wendoh, J. passed a judgment directing acquittal of an accused in the absence of sound circumstantial evidence.

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Allahabad High Court: A Division Bench of Ramesh Sinha and Dinesh Kumar Singh-I, JJ. allowed the appeal filed by a couple accused

Case BriefsHigh Courts

Himachal Pradesh High Court: The Bench of Chander Bhusan Barowalia, J. allowed a petition while setting aside the Judgment of conviction passed