Supreme Court said that if the sentence carrying a maximum sentence of death and a minimum sentence of life sentence has such low evidentiary threshold, the difference between punishments for kidnapping under 363, 364 and 364-A shall become meaningless.
Allahabad High Court released Nandi on bail on his furnishing a personal bond with two sureties each in the like amount to the satisfaction of the Court concerned, subject to deposition of fine
Allahabad High Court said that the purpose is not to persecute the accused, nor is it to let him off because his relations with the complainant has taken a happier turn, as an offence of rape or one under POCSO is an offence against the society.
by Maharukh Adenwalla† and Prakriti Shah‡
While quashing the impugned criminal proceeding against the petitioners, the Court held that a defaulter borrower holds the secured asset only in trust or symbolic possession and even if the petitioners have entered the said property, the same cannot be marked out as trespassers in other’s’ property.
by Harshita Gupta†
Cases under Section 153A are on the rise and the onus is on the police/State to ensure that the said provision is not misused by anyone, much less, political parties.
Allahabad High Court said that the impugned FIR has been lodged by the person who claims to be a victim of conversion obtained by misrepresentation, coercion and allurement, and as per Section 4(e) is the person competent to lodge the FIR.
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Allahabad High Court said that as Salman Khurshid has regretted his offending comment, thus the continuation of the impugned proceedings against him would not be justified
In a case of Cross FIRs relating to murder and attempt to murder, the Supreme Court has granted bail to the main accused in the murder case
by Sanjay Vashishtha†
Cite as: 2023 SCC OnLine Blog Exp 10
Supreme Court in a case pertaining to allegations of cheating and criminal breach of trust, held that the accused is entitled for anticipatory bail, and directed the Investigating Agency to follow the procedure prescribed under CrPC for investigation against the disabled person
In the present case there is no allegation that the Applicant has derived or obtained any property or proceeds of crime. Additionally, there is no allegation or evidence produced to suggest that the Applicant has concealed, possessed, used, projected or claimed any proceeds of crime as untainted property.
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There should be no scope for the declarant to escape on the technical grounds from responsibility attached to the statement made by him in the affidavit. Unless those compliances, referred to in paragraphs 5 and 8 of chapter VII of the Criminal Manual are complied with, it will be difficult to hold the person making a declaration on oath responsible for the statement made on an oath.
Allahabad High Court has held that the Trial Court has, after analysing the entire facts and evidence have concluded that there is sufficient ground to frame charges against the accused, and thus has rejected the discharge application. So, there is no illegality in the impugned order
The Delhi High Court allowed termination of pregnancy of around 25 weeks of a minor child and further directed the SHO concerned to ensure that after the medical termination and the period of rest, the minor child was admitted to a Government school, so she could continue studying further.
If statute provides for anything to be done in a particular manner, then it must be done in that manner alone and not otherwise and thus, the impugned order rejecting Siddique Kappan's discharge application is against the law propounded by the Supreme Court