DK Shivakumar
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Income Tax Authorities conducted a raid at DK Shivakumar’s house and allegedly recovered Rs.8,59,69,100/- and CBI registered an FIR for offence punishable under Section 13(1)(e) read with Section 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

Judgments on PMLA
Experts CornerSiddharth R Gupta

by Siddharth R. Gupta†

Delhi High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“The case of the prosecution is that News Nation, a TV news channel operation titled ‘Kala Pani’ allegedly showing some of the employees of Delhi Prisons interacting with reporters. Some of the employees allegedly accepting bribe money for extending favours inmates contrary to the Delhi Prisons Rules.”

Judgments on PMLA
Experts CornerSiddharth R Gupta

by Siddharth R. Gupta*

Punjab and Haryana High Court
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The Court directed that the SSP should be free either to conduct departmental inquiry after following due procedure prescribed by Punjab Police Rules, 1934 or take appropriate decision after conclusion of criminal proceedings.

Punjab and Haryana High Court
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“In the present case, the Special Court has taken into account the nature of the case against the petitioner and factum of his non-cooperation and other relevant factors while remanding the petitioner into police custody.”

Delhi High Court
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“In criminal trials certificate in terms of Section 65-B of the Act is to filed before commencement of the trial. However, the Trial Court, in its discretion, after examining any application by the prosecution under Sections 91 or 311 CrPC or Section 165 of the Evidence, may permit production of such certificate at any stage of the trial if no irreversible prejudice is caused to the accused”

Allahabad High Court
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“If such influence whether for monetary reason or under threat or coercion, if can be exercised over police and prison authorities so effectively who are basically enforcers of law then it can be well imagined how Abbas Ansari can effectively garner power to influence any witness or to persuade him to change his stand and this aspect if seen in light of the fact that the evidence is yet to commence”

Bombay High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The Court was of the view there was no justification in approaching the Court to challenge the order of 2013 after a period of 5 years.

Police Official alleged of taking bribe
Case BriefsSupreme Court

An FIR was registered against the ASI and the Police Inspector, alleging the demands for bribe and providing a chargesheet in lieu of Rs.80,000/-.

Punjab and Haryana High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“Another reason which points towards the petitioner’s misconduct is that he was aware of the pendency of the writ petitions and other civil proceedings and quietly ignored all such while issuance of provisional allotment.”

High Court Roundup March 2024
High Court Round UpLegal RoundUp

A quick legal roundup to cover important stories from all High Courts in March 2024

Gujarat High Court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“In the recent times, there was an increase in socio economic offences in the country. These are the offences which are solely committed for personal gains. These crimes are affecting every part of the country’s economic structure and wrecking the people’s faith in the system.”

Interim bail to ED officer Ankit Tiwari
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The Enforcement Officer Ankit Tiwari was accused of an offence punishable under Section 7(a) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

Rajasthan High Court
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“In the cases in which an office bearer or an officer is caught red handed and is being proceeded under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, there is no scope of taking a lenient view.”

telangana high court
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“The Investigating Officer becomes functus officio when charge sheet is filed after investigation, unless there will be further investigation under Section 173(8) of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973.”

bombay high court
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Bombay High Court explained that the instant case did not pertain to defective sanction.

kerala high court
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“Mere conduct and action of the accused contrary to rules and departmental norms would not amount to criminal misconduct by a public servant.”

To Stay or Not to Stay
Op EdsOP. ED.

by Ram Kumar†

madras high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Madars High Court held that having obliged her husband to keep the ill-gotten income other than the known source of income, by lending her name for purchase of properties both in her name and in the name of her minor children, showing her as guardian, she is guilty of abetment under Section 109 of IPC.