Supreme court on law of attempt to rape

 In every crime, there is first, intention to commit, secondly, preparation to commit it, thirdly, attempt to commit it. If the third stage, that is, attempt is successful, then the … Continue reading Supreme court on law of attempt to rape

Women of Easy Virtue can also be raped – but in this case accused gets benefit of doubt….SC

Comment : In this logical and well reasoned judgment the SC gave the benefit of a doubt to a person accused of rape on the following premise :- i) The prosecutrix … Continue reading Women of Easy Virtue can also be raped – but in this case accused gets benefit of doubt….SC

Gujarat High Court on the Law of Police Remand – Police Custody when to be granted ?

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 … Continue reading Gujarat High Court on the Law of Police Remand – Police Custody when to be granted ?

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

A Case on outraging the modesty of a woman & Rape.

A Case on outraging the modesty of a woman & Rape.    Supreme Court of India Raju Pandurang Mahale vs State Of Maharashtra And Anr. on 11 February, 2004 Equivalent … Continue reading A Case on outraging the modesty of a woman & Rape.

The difference between Consent & Submission in cases of Rape

Punjab-Haryana High Court Rao Harnarain Singh Sheoji Singh … vs The State on 12 August, 1957 Equivalent citations: AIR 1958 P H 123, 1958 CriLJ 563 Author: T Chand Bench: … Continue reading The difference between Consent & Submission in cases of Rape

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

Supreme Court on obscenity (Bandit Queen Judgment)

A Remarkable judgment outlining the law of obscenity as it stands in India, in a nutshell, while holding Bandit Queen to have been rightly passed by the Censors, held it … Continue reading Supreme Court on obscenity (Bandit Queen Judgment)

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 … Continue reading Supreme Court on DNA Testing…