Allahabad High Court guidelines on arrests in 498A/406/Dowry Cases.

Allahabad High Court guidelines on arrests in 498A/406/Dowry Cases.  HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT ALLAHABAD Court No. – 46 Case :- CRIMINAL MISC. WRIT PETITION No. – 3322 of 2010 … Continue reading Allahabad High Court guidelines on arrests in 498A/406/Dowry Cases.

Conviction u/s 306 IPC in absence of a charge to the effect.

Comments : In this case the court held that even though no specific charge u/s 306 is framed – the accused can be convicted under the same (S.221(2) CrPC) if … Continue reading Conviction u/s 306 IPC in absence of a charge to the effect.

Reema Aggarwal v. Anupam – Supreme Court on ‘wife’

Comment : In a nutshell – the court was faced with the preposition whether ‘wife’ in S.498A means only a legally wedded wife ? Does it include a woman who has … Continue reading Reema Aggarwal v. Anupam – Supreme Court on ‘wife’

The basics of criminal trial in India – from charge to conviction (or acquittal)!

This article is a part of series “law for the layman” that I am writing, wherein we have tried to make law as understandable as possible to anyone who finds … Continue reading The basics of criminal trial in India – from charge to conviction (or acquittal)!