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Criminal Law Articles


Significance of a Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) in a pending Accident Case

  KISHAN DUTT RETD JUDGE   12 March 2022 at 17:22

A Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) is an official document issued by the Indian Police or government authority in India. ..


Posted in Criminal Law |   2135 Views


Recovery Based On Disclosure Statement Made In Another Crime: SC Acquits Accused In Murder Case

  Sanjeev Sirohi   17 December 2021 at 12:28

There can be no gain saying that all the courts must always definitely abide by what the Apex Court has stated so explicitly in this leading case also in similar such cases! ..


Posted in Criminal Law  2 comments |   463 Views


Unnatural Sex with a Female has been classified as rape under Sec 377 IPC

  KISHAN DUTT RETD JUDGE   14 December 2021 at 14:11

Unnatural Offence is an act or behaviour to commit a crime that is contrary to what is considered a natural offence. Section 377 of the IPC deals with the unnatural offences ..


Posted in Criminal Law  6 comments |   1660 Views


SC: Claim Of Juvenility Can Be Raised Before Any Court, At Any Stage, Even After Final Disposal Of The Case

  Sanjeev Sirohi   14 December 2021 at 13:57

No doubt, it is definitely a right step in the right direction and the Apex Court deserves all the kudos for having reiterated the right position of law on this which directly benefits the concerned juvenile even after a sentence is passed against him/her ..


Posted in Criminal Law |   252 Views


Very Fact That Victim Used To Video Call Accused In Early Morning Shows Her Consent: Karnataka HC

  Sanjeev Sirohi   29 November 2021 at 13:30

All in all, this commendable, cogent, composed, concise and convincing judgment by a single Judge Bench comprising of Hon'ble Mr Justice Shivashankar Amarannavar of Dharwad Bench of Karnataka High Court very rightly grants bail to the rape accused ..


Posted in Criminal Law |   785 Views


Low Age Of Rape Victim Is Not Considered As The Only Or Sufficient Factor To Impose Death Sentence: SC

  Sanjeev Sirohi   11 November 2021 at 13:30

It must be apprised here that the Bench of Apex Court comprising of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Sanjiv Khanna and BR Gavai observed so while tilting the scales in favour of commuting the death sentence awarded to Irappa Siddappa Murgannavar. ..


Posted in Criminal Law  4 comments |   575 Views


Rape Against Men By Women - No Neutral Law In India

  KISHAN DUTT RETD JUDGE   08 October 2021 at 14:21

Rape is the fourth most serious crime in India and a serious problem worldwide. It is generally a crime committed by men against women, but have we ever thought about it vice-versa? Historically, Rape was regarded as a crime committed by only men aga ..


Posted in Criminal Law  6 comments |   1117 Views


Do Terrorists Deserve the Remedy of Mercy Petition?

  Sanjeev Sirohi   01 October 2021 at 14:36

Why do we treat terrorists not as ordinary criminals but as VVIPs? Why our government succumbs in front of their demands but never succumb in front of an ordinary criminal? ..


Posted in Criminal Law |   263 Views


Brief Opinion: What is Parallel Between Victimology and Criminology

  Arpit Tumbaria   28 May 2021 at 09:48

Often, society is willing to allow criminals to obtain leniency for their crimes, which can result in the existence of a person. ..


Posted in Criminal Law  1 comments |   320 Views


21 Latest Landmark Criminal Law Judgements

  Ishaan   19 April 2021 at 11:59

IntroductionCriminal law is a discipline of law which deals with crimes or offences and their punishments. Most of the criminal law is codified in India and is established by statues and presidents. Objectives of criminal law can be narrowed down int ..


Posted in Criminal Law  4 comments |   2658 Views


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