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 ?
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
Supreme Court of India Smt.Palchuri Hanumaya inma vs Tadikamalla Kotlingam (D) By … on 9 October, 2001 Author: S Hegde Bench: N S Hegde, S Variava CASE NO.: Appeal (civil) … Continue reading Supreme Court on S.14(1) of Hindu Succession Act
Comment : In this case the Court applied the principles of issue estoppel. The accused was earlier acquitted in a 399/402/25 Arms Act Case because recovery was found as bogus and … Continue reading Issue Estoppel in a Criminal Trial !