It is stated under section 499 if Indian Penal Code, 1860.Punishment for defamation is stated u/s 500 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 which states that whosoever, commits this crime will be liable to simple imprisonment of 2yrs or fine or both.
The two appellants preferred an appeal to High Court and the same was dismissed. The High Court, However, set aside the conviction under 498-A of IPC but confirmed it under Section 304-B of IPC.
Ramesh Sobti filed a petion challenging the notice issued to him to appear before the officer-in-charge in the matter of pending investigation in a criminal complaint filed by Respondent.
The Hon’ble Supreme Court observed that the information given by any individual on telephone to the police is not for the purpose of lodging a First Information Report, but rather to request the police to reach the place of occurrence, whereas the in
The facility which Section 438 of the Code provides is generally referred to as Anticipatory bail. The present case the Hon’ble Supreme Court rejected the application to seek protection under Section 438 of the Code, the only remedy available to the
The High Court upheld the trial court's decision of acquittal of all the accused persons and while concluding judgment, mechanically disposed of the appeal by passing an order without examining as to whether the leave to file an appeal filed by the A
The Hon’ble Court in this present case held, that a broad and expansive interpretation should be given to the term 'wife' to include even those cases where a man and woman have been living together as husband and wife for a reasonably long period of
It is the intention of the legislature which is relevant and not the attitude of the party. The principle of estoppels cannot be pressed into service to defeat the provision of Sec. 125 of the Cr PC. In the instant case the evidence on record has be
The Supreme Court concluded that Even though bigamous marriage is illegal u/s 11 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 but when after such marriage Hindu male and female are living together for a number of years as husband and wife, the child born as a res
In the present case the Supreme Court held that the daughter is liable to pay maintenance to parents. It was concluded by the court that a liability on both the son and the daughter to maintain their father or mother who is unable to maintain himself