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 »