498a Acquittal upheld by Karnataka High Court

Excerpt:Admittedly, there is long delay of about 8 hours in registering the crime. Though PW.19 has received the information about the crime at 11.00 a.m, he did not even mention about the crime in the case diary and thus he has not even cared to register the crime. Had the Police registered the crime immediately … Continue reading 498a Acquittal upheld by Karnataka High Court

B N Shashidhara vs The State Of Karnataka

Excerpt: the evidence though is not expected to such a degree as to demonstrate that the deceased was suffering cruelty at the hands of the accused on a day-to-day basis, it was necessary that there was evidence of more than one person apart from the father and sister of the deceased, such as the neighbourers … Continue reading B N Shashidhara vs The State Of Karnataka

Mahadeva swamy vs state of Karnataka

Excerpt: Looking to the evidence of other witnesses, who are not the eye witnesses, it is their case that PW.1 informed them about ill-treatment and harassment, therefore, the evidence of other witnesses is hearsay and it is not a direct evidence. Apart from that, while appreciating the evidence of PW.1, it is also to be … Continue reading Mahadeva swamy vs state of Karnataka