Criminal Law Judgements

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Consensual Physical Relationship is not Rape

 11 May 2020

Short issue before the Hon’ble Supreme Court was whether the consent as alleged by the complainant in the above-mentioned facts was an result of misconception of fact i.e the consent was obtained by false promise of marriage or whether the consent wa

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Rape cases that shook India

 08 May 2020

The court held Sanji Ram, Parvesh Kumar and Deepak Khajuria guilty for rape and abduction of an 8 year old girl under Section 120B, 376 and 302 of the Indian Penal Code and sentenced a lifetime imprisonment for all the 3 accused. Deepak Khajuria was

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Power of Magistrate u/s 178(3) CrPC viz. a viz. Extra Ordinary Jurisdiction of High Court under Article 227 of Constitution of India to order further investigation

 01 April 2020

Issue raised before Hon’ble Supreme Court in Vinubhai Haribhai Malaviya Vs The State of Gujarat 2019. SCC OnLine SC 1346, was whether post-cognizance a Magistrate would have no power to order further investigation into an offence? In short, question

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NAVTEJ SINGH JOHAR & ORS. …Petitioner(s) VERSUS UNION OF INDIA THR. SECRETARY MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE …Respondent(s)

 07 January 2019

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Crimes Against Body - Abduction - Hazarika vs State Of Assam

 12 July 2018

The victim (A minor then) was enticed by the appellant, from near the house where she had gone in order to answer nature’s call, luring her into the idea of marriage. FIR was registered and proceedings in the District and High Court closed in the con

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SC: Prosecution to prove that a ‘dowry death’ has occurred

 21 January 2015

The bench comprising of Justices Vikramajit Sen and Kurian Joseph set aside the judgment passed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court and laid down certain rules of interpretation in dowry deaths.

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Sexual intercourse, which is forceful and not forcible, not rape.

 04 November 2014

The bench comprising of Justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Ms. Mukta Gupta held that sexual intercourse, which is forceful and not forcible is not rape. The bench, thereby, acquitted the accused. "As regards the offence punishable under Section 376 IP

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SC: Review petition of a death convict to be heard in an open court

 11 September 2014

The Supreme Court Constitution bench comprising of Justices R.M. Lodha, Jagdish Singh Khehar, A.K. Sikri, Rohinton Fali Nariman and Chelameswar, in a majority verdict, has ruled that the review petition of a death convict to be heard in an open cou

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SC: Commissions are not 'Courts'

 30 July 2014

The Supreme Court Constitution bench headed by the Chief Justice of India, R.M. Lodha dismissed the contempt petitions against the then Editor of India Today, Mr. Arun Shourie. The case involved an editorial published in The Indian Express in 1990

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SC: Consecutive sentences of conviction

 03 July 2014

The Supreme Court bench comprising of Justices Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya and Dipak Misra citing 31(2) of the Cr.P.C. has held that if a person is convicted of several offences, including one that of life imprisonment, the no consecutive sentence ca

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