Comment : This case deals with factors that the judge has to consider while granting police custody, which can be summed up as :- i) Balancing rights of a person accused of an offence) and the societal interest in protection against criminals (tackled through effective investigations)- is a perrenial problem of statecraft; ii) Custody with POlice/Detention […]Read More Gujarat High Court on the Law of Police Remand – Police Custody when to be granted ?
Supreme Court of India Sanjeev Kumar vs State Of Himachal Pradesh on 22 January, 1999 Equivalent citations: AIR 1999 SC 782, 1999 (1) ALD Cri 322, 1999 CriLJ 1138 Author: G Pattanaik Bench: G P Shah ORDER G.B. Pattanaik, J. 1. These three appeals arise out of one Sessions Trial being Sessions Trial No. […]Read More for a charge u/s 212 – knowledge of commission of offence sine qua non
Comment : In this case of unnatural death of a DIL – notwithstanding failure of prosecution to bring home offences 302/306/304B against the accused – convicted the FIL u/s 202 for failure to inform the police – intentional ommission to give information having reason to believe that an offence is committed. Supreme Court of India […]Read More Father in law convicted u/s 202 for failure to inform the authorities as to DIL’s suicide