Criminal Hour

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  […]
November 30, 2022
Andhra pradesh, CM, murder, justice, evidence, CBI

Justice is not to be Done but the Justice is Seen to have been Done also: Supreme Court Transfers Trial in Larger Conspiracy and Destruction of Evidence Case

The Supreme Court while stating that Justice is not to be done but the Justice is seen to have been done also, transferred the trial in […]
November 29, 2022
women, modesty, guilt,

Women Can Be held Guilty of Outraging another Woman’s Modesty under Section 354 of IPC: Mumbai Court

The Mumbai Court ruled that women can be held guilty of outraging another woman’s modesty under Section 354 of IPC. Background  It is alleged by the […]
November 29, 2022
supreme court, husband, conviction,

Supreme Court Overturns Husband’s Conviction Accused of killing his wife

The Supreme Court overturned the husband‘s conviction under Section 302 of the IPC accused of killing his wife. Background  The appellant is before the Court assailing […]
November 29, 2022
high court, crpc,

High Court ought to exercise its power under Section 482 CrPC for quashing of the criminal complaint and proceedings: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court stated that the High Court ought to exercise its power under Section 482 CrPC for quashing the criminal complaint and proceedings. Background  The […]
November 26, 2022
promise, sex, rape,

Promise Alleged to have been made by Accused to Married Woman that he could marry her is a Promise which is Not Enforceable in Law: Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court reiterated that the promise alleged to have been made by the accused to a married woman that he could marry her is […]