Manishek kumar singh, B.A. LL.B. City Law Academy College INTRODUCTION:- “Hawaldaar sahab innhe hatkadi pehnaiye” the very common dialogue of Indian movies and daily soaps which is used in every scene in which the director wants to show some role of public authority. I am very friendly with it and …Read More »
Legal Shorts; SC orders 5 Lakhs compensation for arrests without following prescribed procedure u/s. 41 and 41-A of Cr.P.C.
Arrest of two ladies, one Doctor and another an Advocate, in an offence registered u/s. 420/34 IPC, without following the due procedure as prescribed u/s. 41 and 41-A of Cr.P.C., it jeopardized their dignity and liberty, state directed to pay compensation of Rs. 5 Lakhs each. Case: Dr. Rini Johar …Read More »
Section 2 (1) of CrPC, 1973 defines a “non-cognizable offences” in respect whereof a police officer has no authority to arrest without warrant. The said definition defines the general rule since even under CrPC same offences, though non-cognizable” have been included in Part 1 of the first Schedule to CrPC …Read More »
Legal Shorts;- Police to register FIR, even if Magistrate directs investigation under S.156 (3) of Cr.P.C.
Absence of direction for registration of – Duty of police – Where Magistrate does not direct police in explicit words to register FIR but directs for investigation u/s. 156(3) Cr.P.C., police should register an FIR – Because S. 156 falls within Chap. XII which deals with powers of police officers …Read More »
It is sad to mention that very few of us actually know our legal right that too at the time of arrest. One shall, whether or not, a legal practitioner shall know her/his legal right to protect himself from unjust circumstances. To protect the legal rights of the person emphasised …Read More »