Category Archives: Criminal Law

[Case Brief] Leena Vivek Masal v/s State of Maharashtra & Another – Supreme Court of India

Brief Facts and Procedural History- According to the facts of the case, these appeals before the Supreme Court were filed by the two accused persons- Leena Vivek Masal and Manisha Uday Sonar. It is an appeal against the final judgment and order dated 21.02.2013 passed by the Bombay High Court. This order by the Bombay […]

[Case Brief] Arvinder Singh v/s State of Punjab – Punjab & Haryana High Court

Brief facts and procedural history- The petitioner is alleged to be involved in the acts of sharing of seditious/communally sensitive or hateful posts on Social Media and thus committing the offence of waging or attempting or abetting the waging of War against the Govt. of India. An FIR dated 24.05.2016 under sections 121/121-A of the […]

[Case Brief] Atul Thakur v/s State of Himachal Pradesh, 2018

Brief Facts and Procedural History: The victim Hitesh Thakur had visited the house of Mukesh Thakur (Accused No.2) where a drinking party was arranged during the night of 27.07.2011 and 28.07.2011. Deceased Hitesh and the accused were known to each other and were cordial. In this party, a large quantity of alcohol was consumed by […]

[Case Brief] H.V. Nirmala & Another v/s R. Sharmila & Another, 2018

Brief Facts and Procedural History: Ramaiah Reddy and his first wife (Hemavathi) had a daughter (Sharmila) and a son (Umesh). Hemavathi died in 1989. Ramaiah’s second wife was Nirmala and they had a son (Rakesh Babu). Ramaiah died in 1995. After Ramaiah’s death, Umesh filed a civil suit against Nirmala and Rakesh for partition of […]