Category Archives: Criminal Law

[Case Brief] Lalita Kumari v/s Government of UP & others, 2013

Lalita Kumari v/s Govt. of UP & Others, 2013, was delivered by a five-judge bench of the Honourable Apex Court on 12th November 2013. In the present appeal, before the Supreme Court, the appellant Lalita Kumari has appealed against the Government of UP through a writ petition under Article 32 of Indian Constitution. Brief Facts […]

[Case Brief] Manohar Lal Sharma v/s Sanjay Leela Bhansali & Others, 2017

The petitioner in the present case is Manohar Lal Sharma who appeared-in-person. The instant petition was filed under Article 32 of the Indian Constitution as a Public Interest Litigation. Manohar Lal Sharma prayed for the following things: A film titled “Padmavati” should not be exhibited in other countries without obtaining the requisite certificate from the […]

[Case Brief] Anees Hameed v/s State of Kerala, 2017

Sruthi and Anees fell in love with each other and decided to get married but this was not supported by Sruthi’s parents because they both belong to different religions- Hindu and Muslim. Against, this Sruthi left the home, got herself converted to Islam and performed a mock marriage. Sruthi’s father lodged a complaint in the […]

[Case Brief] Yogesh v/s State of Maharashtra, 2008

Brief Facts and Procedural History: The present case revolves around the concept of the criminal conspiracy alleged against the family member of the appellant, Sachin Joshi, for the murder of the deceased, Kunal.  According to the prosecution case, Kunal had organised an entertainment show in March 1999 after getting the sponsorship from the appellant’s father. […]

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