Tag: kidnapping

Tukaram v. State of Maharashtra 1979 SC

Largely hailed as a rare example of judicial insensitivity to a rape victim/gender outrage – the judgment paved path for various amendments in rape related laws – especially those catering to situations on dominance where […]

Supreme Court on obscenity (Raj Kapoor v. State) Justice Krishna Iyer.

QUESTION : Cinematograph Act 1952 Section 5A-Whether the issuance of the certificate issued by the specialised Board of Film Censors bars the criminal Court’s jurisdiction to try for offences under Sections 292/293 I.P.C ?    […]

Can a Husband of a minor girl claim custody ?

Comment : In this case – the court was faced with the perplexing question as to whether a person who is accused of kidnapping a minor girl and marrying her rendering himself liable under various sections […]

Supreme Court on DNA Testing…

COMMENT :  In this decision the court was once again faced with the baffling preposition as to whether DNA tests should be allowed to ascertain the paternity of a child ?, In what cases ? […]