Allahabad High Court
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Allahabad High Court said that, since the trial in question is of 2015, therefore, the precaution to that effect, which has been taken by the Trial Court, is appreciated, but in the light of such precaution, a single opportunity to cross-examine prosecution witness may not be denied

Karnataka High Court
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Karnataka High Court: While deciding the instant petition for quashment of complaint, the Bench of Suraj Govindaraj, J., held that in the

Himachal Pradesh High Court
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Himachal Pradesh High Court: Chander Bhusan Barowalia J. disposed of the petition and quashed the FIR/complaint. The facts of the case are

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Karnataka High Court: H P Sandesh J. allowed the petition and quashed the proceedings initiated against the petitioners. This petition is filed

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Supreme Court: In a case where the Gujarat High Court had quashed criminal proceedings at the behest of persons who were not

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The Courts ought to be vigilant to ensure that the complainant-victim has entered into the compromise on the volition of his/her free will and not on account of any duress. If the Courts find even a hint of compulsion or force, no relief can be given to the accused party. 

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“The exercise of inherent power of the High Court is an extraordinary power which has to be exercised with great care and circumspection before embarking to scrutinise the complaint/FIR/charge-sheet in deciding whether the case is the rarest of rare case, to scuttle the prosecution at its inception.”

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Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of Ashok Bhushan*, R. Subhash Reddy and MR Shah, JJ has reiterated that an application by a

Patna High Court
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Patna High Court: A Single Judge Bench comprising of Ashwini Kumar Singh, J. dismissed an application filed under Section 482 CrPC against