Criminal Law Judgements

Displaying 560 - 570 of 638 in 64 pages

Robbery - Word 'uses'

 26 September 2008

(A) Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 156 and Section 202 - Investigation - Section 156 falling within chapter XII deals with powers of the police officers to investigate cognizable offences - Investigation envisaged in Section 202 contained in

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |    hits


Testimony of witness - Sole eye witness

 26 September 2008

(A) Penal Code, 1860, Sections 302/34 and 324 - Testimony of witness - Sole eye witness - Statements fully supported the contents of the FIR - Evidence corroborated by post mortem report - No reason for witness to falsely implicate the accused who ar

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |    hits


Unlawful Assembly

 26 September 2008

(A) Penal Code, 1860, Sections 302, 141 and 149 - Unlawful assembly - Common object - Mere presence in an unlawful assembly cannot render a person liable unless there was a common object and he was actuated by that common object - That object is one

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |    hits


Quashing of proceedings

 26 September 2008

(A) Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482 - Penal code, 1860, Sections 498A and 406 - Quashing of proceedings - In complaint no allegation regarding cases covered u/s 498A IPC - No allegation of any torture for dowry against appellant - Position

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |    hits


Abetment of theft of electricity

 26 September 2008

Electricity Act, 2003- Section. 135- Abetment of theft of electricity- Not only done by positive act of theft of electricity- It can also be done by omission to positive act by one who is responsible to act that of electricity by a dealer (owner of p

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |    hits


Magistrate can order Investigation by the Police

 23 September 2008

The clear position therefore is that any Judicial Magistrate, before taking cognizance of the offence, can order investigation under Section 156(3) of the Code. If he does so, he is not to examine the complainant on oath because he was not taking co

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |    hits


Prosecution witness turning to be Defense Witnesses

 23 September 2008

The Supreme Court in this case set aside an order of acquittal rendered by the M.P. High Court on the basis of evidence given by two witnesses who first gave evidence as P-Ws and then by way of affidavits changed the version to support as Defense wit

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |    hits


Right to Speedy Trial

 23 September 2008

It is, therefore, well settled that the right to speedy trial in all criminal persecutions is an inalienable right under Article 21 of the Constitution. This right is applicable not only to the actual proceedings in court but also includes within its

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |    hits


Inherent Powers

 22 September 2008

(A) Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482 - Penal code, 1860, Sections 498A and 406 - Quashing of proceedings - In complaint no allegation regarding cases covered u/s 498A IPC - No allegation of any torture for dowry against appellant - Position

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |    hits


Investigation

 22 September 2008

(A) Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 156 and Section 202 - Investigation - Section 156 falling within chapter XII deals with powers of the police officers to investigate cognizable offences - Investigation envisaged in Section 202 contained in

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |    hits










×

Menu

Post a Suggestion for LCI Team
Post a Legal Query
Muslim Personal Law     |    x