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Quashing of Defamation Complaint by High Court

According to section 499 of IPC, whoever, by words either spoken or intended to be read, or by signs or by visible representations, makes or publishes any imputation concerning any person intending to…

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NRI Police Complaints in Punjab and Haryana

Role of NRI Wing PoliceStation

The Government of Punjab established more than 10 NRI Wing Police Stations for the quick action on of complaints that involve Non-Resident Indians (NRIs). There are 1…

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HIGH COURT CHANDIGARH DIRECTIONS IN NDPS CASES

HIGH COURT DIRECTION ON DEALING WITH DRUG MENACE

There is no single age group of people more affected by alcohol and drugs than young people. It may seem that it is an issue of an individual but in…

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Consequences of a Cheque Bounce Case

Due to insufficient balance, torn cheque, overwriting, expiration of the validity of cheque, fraud, signature issue, etc., there are chances of cheque bounces or dishonored cheque. Section 138 of the …

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Suspension of Sentence from High Court Chandigarh

Suspension means to take or withdraw the sentence for the time being. It is an act of keeping the sentence in abeyance at the pleasure of the person who is authorized to suspend the sentence, and if n…

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Victim Compensation Scheme for Criminal Cases

The provisions of Section 357A of the Code of Criminal Procedure govern the compensation for the rehabilitation of victims. This section states that the State Government in co-operation with the Centr…

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All About Getting Bail in India

In India, Criminal law is governed be Indian Penal Code (IPC) , Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) & Indian Evidence Act (IEA).

IPC - states different types of sections/offences under which a person ca…

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Fighting False 498A & 406 IPC Case

The terror of Immediate arrests in 498A coupled along with 406 IPC is back as the latest ruling of Supreme Court gives back the power to police to exercise this option.

Though the intent of Section…

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All About Getting Bail in NDPS Cases

Bail in NDPS Cases

Compliance of Section 50 of the NDPS Act while Making an Arrest

The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 prevents any person tomanufacture, possess, sell, purchase, transport, a…

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SECTION 156 (3) AND 200 OF CRPC

Section 156 (3) of CrPC states that rules about a police officers power to investigate a cognizable offence. 156 states that:

(1) Any officer in charge of a police station may, without the order of…

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FIR in Chandigarh Panchkula Mohali Zirakpur

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FIR

The statements under section 154 of CrPC are considered to be FIR; this nomenclature is given to the court under section 207 of CrPC, which provides that the statemen…

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ACQUITTAL BASED ON HOSTILE WITNESS

HOSTILE WITNESS

Hostile witness is a witness who refuses to tell the truth in a court of law after having previously sworn that he would; or if he is open against the party who called him as a witn…

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CONTEMPT OF COURT

Contempt of Court is generally referred as the offence of being disobedient to or disrespectful toward a court of law and its officers in the form of behavior that opposes or defies the authority, jus…

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Timeline of Bail when Challans Don’t get filed

Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure lays down the provisions for Anticipatory Bail. Bail means temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial on payment of bail, defined as Security s…

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Arrest of a Proclaimed Offender

Arrest of A Proclaimed Offender

Who is a Proclaimed Offender?

A proclaimed offender is a person who escapes the legal procedure against him. The court declares such a person as a proclaimed offender and requires him to appear…

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Reinvestigation by Police

To begin with let us analyze powers of investigation by the police first.

Supreme Court in the case of Amrutbhai Shambhubhai Patel v. Sumanbhai Kantibhai Patel & Ors, 2017 dwelt upon the three face…

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When can Police do Reinvestigation?

To begin with let us analyze powers of investigation by the police first.

when can police reinvestigate the matter

Supreme Court in the case of Amrutbhai Shambhubhai Patel v. Sumanbhai Kantibhai Patel & Ors, 2017 dwelt upon the three …

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BAIL UNDER POCSO

The prevention of child sexual offences act was formulated in 2011 and was enacted in 2012 in lieu of the increasing knowledge of sexual offences against minors which in India by that time covered app…

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Grounds For Quashing of FIR

The purpose of Law is not only to punish the guilty but also to rescue the innocent. Sometimes false cases are being filed on the innocent. These cases are frivolous and should not be pursued against …

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In What cases bail can be Cancelled?

If the courts have power to grant bails then they also have the power to cancel it.

Admission to bail has a risk that the defendant will not reappear in the court if he is given liberty. So the Leg…

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