Tag: 1872

Cancellation of Transaction on account of Frustration !

Comment : In this case a person sold X (leasehold warehouse) to his friend. Later he cried misrepresentation and sought to steer clear of the transaction. Later at the stage of second appeal he took the […]

Supreme Court on Benami Transactions

Supreme Court on Benami Transactions Supreme Court of India Samittri Devi & Anr. vs Sampuran Singh & Anr. on 21 January, 2011 Author: Gokhale Bench: Dalveer Bhandari, H.L. Gokhale IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA […]

Liability of Pledgee for Criminal Breach of Trust

Comment : In this case the court held a bank liable for criminal breach of trust where it misappropriated the govt. securities pledged with it by the pledgor to secure overdraft – in actuality no overdraft […]

Is criminal judgment binding on a civil case ?

Comment : We, therefore, are of the opinion that the judgment in a criminal case was not relevant in evidence for the purpose of proving a person’s civil liability and the other way round.    Supreme […]

Supreme Court on Possession of fruits of crime in murder case

A decision on inference arising from possession of fruits of crime – soon after the occurence, in absence of reasonable explanation may lead to inference of complicity, also a preposition on Life Sentence means incarceration […]