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 … Continue reading Is criminal judgment binding on a civil case ?

Forgery in Judicial Proceedings – S.195 CrPC/S.340 CrPC – Iqbal Singh Marwah v. Minakshi Marwah – 2005 SC

Comment : In this landmark 5 judge bench decision on the interplay of offence of forgery in judicial proceedings/the bar of S.195 on independant prosecution & S.340 CrPC – the … Continue reading Forgery in Judicial Proceedings – S.195 CrPC/S.340 CrPC – Iqbal Singh Marwah v. Minakshi Marwah – 2005 SC

138 Acquittal won’t bar civil suit for recovery says Supreme Court

Comment : In this case the Court held two basic points :- i) Civil and Criminal Proceedings can go on, on an acquittal u/s 138 would not automatically oust a civil … Continue reading 138 Acquittal won’t bar civil suit for recovery says Supreme Court