Decided cases are not of much use in evaluating evidence. Each case depends on its own facts. A close similarity between one case and another is not enough to warrant like treatment because a significant details may alter the entire picture. One should avoid the temptation to decide cases by …Read More »
S. 304-B and 498-A, IPC – Omission on part of investigating officer – Effect of – Held, should not be taken in favour of accused – In present case of dowry death, investigating officer omitted to do investigation regarding documents produced by accused in court allegedly exculpating them – Effect, …Read More »
Legal Shorts; SC: Inquiry into fairness of investigation (being conducted by CBI) – Assistance sought by court.
Assistance sought particularly for determining the methodology for conducting inquiry (in Coal Block Allocation Scam) – Notice issued to Central Vigilance Commission – Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946. Case: Common Cause v. Union of India. Citation: (2015) 6 SCC 332: (2015) 4 SCC (Cri) 182. Bench Stenghth – 3. …Read More »
It was held that merely deficiencies in investigation cannot be ground to discard the prosecution version which is authentic, credible and cogent. (Para 12) Case: State of M.P. v. Mansingh Citation: (2003) 10 SCC 414 Bench: 2 Doraiswamy and Arjit Parayat. JJ. ____________________________________ Adv Nisha Singh, …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 »