Conviction u/s 306 IPC in absence of a charge to the effect.

Comments : In this case the court held that even though no specific charge u/s 306 is framed - the accused can be convicted under the same (S.221(2) CrPC) if otherwise 304B/498A was framed.  Supreme Court of IndiaK. Prema S. Rao And Anr. vs Yadla Srinivasa Rao And Ors. on 25 October, 2002Equivalent citations: AIR 2003 … Continue reading Conviction u/s 306 IPC in absence of a charge to the effect.

Reema Aggarwal v. Anupam – Supreme Court on ‘wife’

Comment : In a nutshell - the court was faced with the preposition whether 'wife' in S.498A means only a legally wedded wife ? Does it include a woman who has been living with a man for many years - husband potraying her as wife and society taking them to be so ? Does it fall … Continue reading Reema Aggarwal v. Anupam – Supreme Court on ‘wife’