Criminal Hour

December 9, 2022
IPC, hate, social media, words,

Creation of Ill-Will against Chief Minister’s Office would not Amount to Creation of Ill-Will or Hatred between two groups: Andhra Pradesh High Court

The Andhra Pradesh High Court held that the creation of ill-will against the Chief Minister’s office would not amount to creation of ill-will or hatred between […]
December 9, 2022
minor, POCSO, rape, sex,

Madras High Court is “eagerly waiting” for the Legislature to Reduce the Age of Consent under POCSO Act

The Madras High Court is “eagerly waiting” for the legislature to reduce the age of consent under the POCSO Act. Background  The case of the prosecution […]
December 9, 2022
advocate, intern, fine, FIR,

Delhi High Court Quashes FIR Against An Intern Who Appeared As A Proxy Counsel

The Delhi High Court Quashed an FIR against an intern who appeared as a proxy counsel. Background  The petitioner, who is a first year Law student, […]
December 8, 2022
IPC, murder, life imprisonment, mumbai, meat

Bombay High Court Commutes Life Sentence to Ten Years in Prison after Husband Kills Wife for Burning Meat Curry

The Bombay High Court commuted a life sentence to ten years in prison after the husband killed wife for burning meat curry. Background  The crime is […]
December 8, 2022

Discrepancies in Testimony of Prosecution Witnesses, Supreme Court Acquits Accused  

Due to the discrepancies in the testimony of prosecution witnesses the Supreme Court acquitted the accused.   Background  As per the case of the prosecution, when the […]
December 6, 2022
bail, tax evasion

Supreme Court Grants Bail in Tax Evasion Case 

The Supreme Court granted bail in the Tax Evasion case.  Background  The petitioner before the Court, assailed the order, passed by the High Court of Judicature […]
December 6, 2022
summons, order,

Summoning Order has to Precede Conclusion of Trial by Imposition of Sentence in Case of Conviction: Supreme Court 

The Supreme Court ruled that the summoning order has to precede the conclusion of trial by imposition of sentence in the case of conviction. Background  The […]
December 2, 2022
mumbai bomb blast, amravati

Amravati Central Prison was fined by Bombay High Court for Consistently Turning Down Requests for Furlough Leave of 1998 Mumbai Blast Convict 

The Bombay High Court fined the Amravati Central Prison for consistently turning down requests for furlough leave of 1998 Mumbai blast convict.  Background  In Criminal Writ […]
December 2, 2022

Manner of crime although gruesome doesn’t comes within the purview of rarest of rare cases: Calcutta High Court Commutes Death Sentence

The Calcutta High Court while Commuting Death Sentence said that manner of crime although gruesome doesn’t come within the purview of rarest of rare cases. Background  […]