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

While striking the right chord, we saw how just recently on November 19, 2021, the Dharwad Bench of Karnataka High Court in a learned, laudable, landmark and latest judgment titled Basanagouda @ Basavaraj v State of Karnataka in Criminal Petition No. 102000/2021 has granted bail to a rape accused noting that the victim, a married woman herself, used to make video ca..

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

In a very significant development pertaining to imposition of death penalty, the Apex Court has in an extremely commendable, cogent, courageous, composed and convincing judgment titled Irappa Siddappa Murgannavar vs State of Karnataka in Criminal Appeal Nos. 1473-1474 of 2017 laid down in no uncertain terms that the low age of the rape victim is not considered as th..

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Rape Against Men By Women - No Neutral Law In India

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 against women, but over time,it has been observed that members of other genders, such as men and transgender communities,..

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Do Terrorists Deserve Remedy of Mercy Petition

How Long Will Mercy Petition Drama For Terrorists Continue ? At the outset, let me begin by asking: Do terrorists deserve mercy? Are terrorists ordinary criminals that they can claim mercy petition as of birthright? Are the human rights of terrorists more important or an ordinary citizen whom they kill indiscriminately? ..

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What Parallel between Victimology and Criminology

Often, society is willing to allow criminals to obtain leniency for their crimes, which can result in the existence of a person. Even though the offender was not influenced by his environment to commit the crime, the offender is liable to adopt the personality of the victim in order to gain sympathy. This is often successful because when more affluent people are in ..

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21 Latest Landmark Criminal Law Judgements

Introduction Criminal 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 into retribution, deterrence, incapacitation, rehabilitation, and restoration. ..

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Hardships Of Being A Woman In India: Man Stabs Wife 25 Times In Broad Daylight In Delhi

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INTRODUCTION SECTION 403 Cr. P.C is based on the ancient maxim "NEMO DEBTS BIS UEXARI PROEADEM CAUSA" (no person should be twice disturbed for the same cause). p style="text-alig..

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First Woman To Be Hanged In Independent India

KEY TAKEAWAYS First time in the history of independent India a woman will be hanged at Mathura jail. Shabnam Ali, aged 38, was convicted for the murder of seven members of her family – m..

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First Woman To Be Hanged Till Death In Independent India

OVERVIEW Preparations have started at the Mathura district jail to hang Shabnam Ali who was convicted of killing seven members of her family, by serving them milk laced with sedatives and then slitting her throats. When she slaughtered her family, she was seven weeks pregnant with her lo..

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Section 41A of CPC

Under Article 21 of the Indian Constitution, the right to life has been offered a principal status by the judiciary. Article 21 and 22 ensure against arbitrary detainment and arrest and the legal judiciary now. In a few cases, it has defended this interest and restricted the leader's power to make pointless arrest and confinement. Police have been charged over a..

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Lisa Montgomery Execution And Bobbie Jo Stinnett Murder - All You Need To Know

OVERVIEW  Lisa Montgomery became the first women in the last 7 decades to be executed by Federal Death Penalty. She was convicted for murder of a 23-year-old Bobbie Jo Stinnetts and abduction of her only unborn child in 2007 and got executed in Jan 13,2021 on Federal Row Death.  h2 style="text-align: justify..

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After 28 Years, Court Finds Priest And Nun Guilty Of Murder In Sister Abhaya Case

KEY TAKEAWAYS The case in reference is Fr. Thomas Kottoor v. State of Kerala [C.P. No. 2/2009 of CJM, Ernakulam in R.C. No. 8 (S)/1993/CBI/KER. The decisionin the case was pronounced by CBI special court Judge J. Sanal Kumar...

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All you need to know about the Police Clearance Certificate

Police Clearance Certificate By Kishan Dutt Kalaskar, A Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) is an official record given to a person by the Indian Police or an approved Indian Government official. It recognizes any criminal records that an individual may have against their name and, gives a clearance certificate if such records..

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Kerala Brings Ordinance Making Cyber Defamation An Offence Punishable With Three Years Imprisonment

THE KERALA POLICE (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2020 • The Governor of Kerala, Mr.Arif Mohammed Khan promulgated an Ordinance to further amend the Kerala Police Act, 2011 (8 of 2011), namely, the Kerala Police (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020(Ordinance No. 79 of 2020). • The aforementioned..

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