Extra Territorial Jursidiction of IPC – S.4 IPC, S188 CrPC

Supreme Court of India Ajay Agarwal vs Union Of India And Ors on 5 May, 1993 Equivalent citations: 1993 AIR 1637, 1993 SCR (3) 543 Author: H P Ramaswarmy Bench: … Continue reading Extra Territorial Jursidiction of IPC – S.4 IPC, S188 CrPC

On Re-investigation 173(8) CrPC

Comment : A landmark decision on powers of further investigation and how in the fitness of things – the police should inform the magistrate and seek permission to maintain harmony … Continue reading On Re-investigation 173(8) CrPC

Intention to defraud/cheat at time of making of contract essential to make out cheating.

Comment : In this case the Court was faced with a situation where a complainant prosecuted the vendors in an agreement to sell that he entered, for Cheating (420/415/418), 423 etc. … Continue reading Intention to defraud/cheat at time of making of contract essential to make out cheating.

Rape – Consent & False Promise of Marriage

 Comment :  This case concerned a case of RAPE & CHEATING. The Court negatived the prosecution version that the girl gave in to the intercourse on false promise of marriage, … Continue reading Rape – Consent & False Promise of Marriage

For 420 in cheque bounce cases – dishonest intention at time of giving cheque necessary

This decision basically states that merely because cheque gets dishonoured – won’t automatically give rise to liability u/s 420 for cheating – the prosecution/complainant has to prove that at the … Continue reading For 420 in cheque bounce cases – dishonest intention at time of giving cheque necessary

Supreme Court on S.106 Burden of Proof as to facts especially within knowledge.

 Comment : In this case the Court was faced with a situation where a railway employee was arraigned u/s 420 IPC for having cheated railway by making it give money as … Continue reading Supreme Court on S.106 Burden of Proof as to facts especially within knowledge.

FIR Quashing on basis of settlement with Bank in a cheating case

Comment : In this case – the accused succeeded in securing credit facilities from a bank by producing forged lease agreements – as collateral security, the forgery was exposed after real … Continue reading FIR Quashing on basis of settlement with Bank in a cheating case