by Siddharth R. Gupta*
A quick legal roundup to cover important stories from all High Courts in February 2023
Explaining the scope of the territorial jurisdiction of Special Court under the Prevention of Money-laundering Act, 2002, the bench of V Ramasubramanian and JB Pardiwala, JJ also held that the trial of the scheduled offence should follow the trial of the offence of money-laundering and not vice versa.
The Court observed that there is an increase in the cases of sexual offenses against the child. The child sexual abuse cases demonstrate the inhumane mindset of the accused. There is an adverse impact of the incident on the victim, on her family members, and even on society.
Bombay High Court: While granting bail to the Bhima Koregaon accused, Dr. Anand Teltumbde, the Division Bench comprising Milind N.
Sessions Court (Lucknow): In a bail application filed by Siddique Kappan for offences under Section 3 of Prevention of Money Laundering Act,
Kerala High Court: In a conflict between the manner and forum for filing an application for bail when offences under
Supreme Court: The bench of Ajay Rastogi and Abhay S. Oka*, JJ has held that under Section 167 of the Code of
Gauhati High Court: While deciding the instant appeal preferred by Ranjan Daimari and 9 others regarding their conviction and sentence
Madras High Court: In a case related to an appeal filed for the cancellation of an order of dismissing the bail application
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Special Court, Maharashtra: In the instant case dealing with unregistered brokerage, Vishal Sadashivrao
Central Government designates the Court of Additional Judicial Commissioner, Ranchi in the State of Jharkhand as a Special Court for the purposes
Bombay High Court: Sandeep K. Shinde, J., held that Special Court which is to try offences under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code,
Special Court, Bombay High Court: The Special Court (Trial of Offences Relating to Transfer of Securities Act, 1992) of A.K. Menon, J.,
Telangana High Court: P. Naveen Rao, J., discussed and reiterated the scope of The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of
S.O. 4570(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 435 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013) (hereinafter referred to as
SEBI Special Court convicted four directors of the Roofers Realty Limited for not complying with the summons issued by the investigating authority
Madhya Pradesh High Court: S.K. Awasthi, J. dismissed the petition on the ground that trial court and not Special Court are competent
Pakistan Supreme Court: A Full Bench comprising of Manzoor Ahmad Malik, Syed Mansoor Ali Shah and Qazi Muhammad Amin Ahmed, JJ. dismissed
Appellate Tribunal, Prevention of Money Laundering Act (New Delhi): A Coram of Manmohan Singh (Chairman), J. and G.C. Mishra (Member) allowed an