Category Archives: Criminal Law

[Case Brief] Dineshbhai Chandubhai Patel v/s State of Gujarat & Others, 2018

Brief Facts and Procedural History: The subject-matter of the present dispute between the parties is a piece of land jointly owned by Rathore family, who belonged to Halpai caste. Dineshbhai Chandubhai Patel conspired with several others and took away land from the Rathore family by committing fraud, cheating, deception, etc. The members of the Rathore […]

[Case Brief] State of Himachal Pradesh v/s Raj Kumar, 2018

Brief Facts and Procedural History Meena Devi’s brother-in-law (Raj Kumar) came home one day, in a drunken condition and started abusing her, Jeewan Lal (Meena’s son) and Rekha Devi (Meena’s daughter), without any reason. Raj also threatened to kill the 3 family members. Raj was a chronic drunkard. Barf Devi (Jeewan’s grandmother) locked Jeewan inside […]

[Case Brief] Union Territory of Chandigarh & Others v/s Pradeep Kumar and Another, 2018

Brief Facts and Procedural History Pradeep Kumar, Narendra Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Paramjeet Singh and Ombir had applied for the temporary posts of Constables (Executive) in Chandigarh Police after the Police issued an advertisement for the same dated 14.03.2010. The recruitment of the candidates to the posts was to be done as per a given set […]

[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 […]