Tukaram Changdeo Kanade vs The State Of Maharashtra

Special notes: This is an appeal of 1998 and the judgement was given in 2018, imagine the mental trauma this person would have gone through....     Excerpt: It is well settled that trivial instances and normal wear and tear of married life do not amount to legal cruelty required for convicting the accused for … Continue reading Tukaram Changdeo Kanade vs The State Of Maharashtra

Tajmul Ahmed Vs The State of karnataka

Excerpt:In criminal cases the Court should not look into the defence of the accused first. It is the fundamental duty of the Courts to examine the case of the prosecution to ascertain whether the prosecution has proved the case beyond reasonable doubt. The prosecution has to stand on its own legs. If the prosecution is … Continue reading Tajmul Ahmed Vs The State of karnataka

‘fouler is the offence, stricter is the proof required.’

Excerpt:  As regards charge under Section 498-A of IPC is concerned, there is no evidence from the parents of the girl about the physical torture except causal statements. It creates only suspicion without legal proof. The acts of violence attributed to the accused is not supported by acceptable legal evidence. Unless a nexus is established between the … Continue reading ‘fouler is the offence, stricter is the proof required.’

Ramaiah vs state of karnataka

Excerpt: In the absence of any evidence, oral or documentary, the chances are that whatever cash, clothes or ornaments were given at the time of marriage, was as per the prevailing customs in the community and it was not the result of any demand made by the appellant.   Supreme Court of India Ramaiah @ … Continue reading Ramaiah vs state of karnataka

Ram rao vs state of maharashtra

Excerpt:I am of the considered opinion, that the evidence on record is grossly inadequate to record a finding that Anita was subjected to cruelty. The evidence of PW 1 that he was told by Anita that accused 1 demanded Rs. 3,000/- as marriage expenses, is inconsistent with the evidence of PW3 that according to Anita … Continue reading Ram rao vs state of maharashtra