Excerpt:The panchanama report indicates that the ornaments were one yellow and black mangalsutra, a nathni (nose ring), some glass bangles and peinjan (an ornament worn on the foot). It is also recorded that, according to the accused, these ornaments belong to his wife. Mangalsutra, peinjan and even glass bangles are such ornaments which an Indian … Continue reading Sampat Babso Kale vs The State Of Maharashtra
Excerpt:It is a trite proposition of law, that suspicion however grave, it cannot take the place of proof and that the prosecution in order to succeed on a criminal charge cannot afford to lodge its case in the realm of “may be true” but has to essentially elevate it to the grade of “must be … Continue reading 302 acquittal on benefit of doubt
Rajasthan High Court Gajraj Singh And Ors. vs State Of Rajasthan on 19 November, 1997 Equivalent citations: II (1998) DMC 679 Author: R Saxena Bench: R Saxena, G S Mishra JUDGMENT Rajendra Saxena, J. 1. Appellant Gajraj Singh, his father and mother (Chandrabhan and Smt. Chand Kaur respectively) faced trial before the learned Additional … Continue reading Gajraj Singh And Ors. vs State Of Rajasthan
Excerpt: It is a settled position of law that there should be reasonable nexus between cruelty and suicide. It has to be substantiated, established and proved on record. Cruelty by itself would not amount to having committed an offence punishable under Section 498-A IPC. A reasonable nexus has to be established between cruelty and the suicide in … Continue reading State Of Himachal Pradesh vs Pawan Kumar
Supreme Court of India Jagjit Singh @ Jagga vs State Of Punjab on 18 January, 2005 Equivalent citations: AIR 2005 SC 913, 2005 (1) ALD Cri 741, 2005 CriLJ 955, JT 2005 (11) SC 313, 2005 II OLR SC 467, (2005) 3 SCC 689 Author: B Singh Bench: P V Reddi, B Singh JUDGMENT … Continue reading Death sentence reversed on delay in taking staement giving benefit of doubt.