The Supreme Court stated that the Allahabad High Court erred in granting bail to the respondent, keeping in view the nature and gravity of the offence, the relationship between the parties and the prima facie evidence on record with reference to common intention as well as antecedents of the respondent.
Delhi High Court opined that death caused due to overwork and toxic work environment is a social problem which requires the government, the labour unions, the health officials and corporates to formulate appropriate policies.
The Karnataka High Court strictly admonished the petitioner for abusing every jurisdiction of law but refused to impose exemplary costs as the same would only increase the agony of the petitioner, whose marriage was annulled albeit with consent.
Absence of cross-examination of witnesses resulted in gross miscarriage of justice. The omission of fair and proper trial is not only a violation of fundamental principles of judicial procedure and constitutional mandate but is also a violation of mandatory provisions of Section 304 CrPC
The Supreme Court expressed its displeasure by the attempts made by parties to invoke jurisdiction of criminal courts, by filing vexatious criminal complaints by camouflaging allegations which were ex facie outrageous or pure civil claims.
In the case at hand, the date of birth of both the petitioners showed them to be major and they claim their decision live together to be based upon voluntarily will/option.
Bombay High Court remarked that they have come across at least three such cases in last three weeks wherein the statement of the prosecutrix has been totally disbelieved in the grave and a serious offence under Section 376 IPC by not following the law enunciated by the Supreme Court in its catena of decisions. It is the second case in this week wherein Police did not adhere to the basic principles of investigation.
The Bombay High Court came down heavily on the law firm for revealing the identity of a rape victim. The Court, while allowing the firm’s application to mask the name of the victim imposed a cost of Rs. 5,000 on it.
The accused had argued that the complainant and her family, out of ill will, had orchestrated the complaint and were extorting the petitioner for their own means and benefits. Rajasthan High Court, however, did not appreciate the fact that the previous complaints filed by the prosecutrix was closed on account of being frivolous and a closure report was also filed in the matter.
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A child marriage compromises the growth of the child to her full potential. It is the bane of society.
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