Category Archives: Criminal Procedure

Arrest must be made after satisfying necessary parameters as mentioned under section 41 of the CrPC. [Arnesh Kumar v/s State of Bihar and Another]

Arnesh Kumar v/s State Of Bihar & Another, (2014) 8 SCC 273 Before the Supreme Court of India Decided on: 2 July 2014 Bench: Chandramauli Kr. Prasad, Pinaki Chandra Ghose Author of the judgement- Chandramauli Kr. Prasad Relevant sections: Sr. No Title Sections 1 Indian Penal Code, 1860 Section 498-A 2 Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 Section 4 […]

It is not the task of the criminal law to punish individuals merely for expressing unpopular views. [Khushboo vs Kanniammal & Another]

Khushboo vs Kanniammal & Another, 2010 5 SCC 600 Before the Supreme Court of India. Decided on: 28 April 2010 Bench: K.G. Balakrishnan, Deepak Verma, B.S. Chauhan Author of the judgement: B.S. Chauhan Advocate for the appellant: Ms. Pinki Anand Advocate for the respondent: Sh. Kanagaraj, Sr. Adv., Sh. S. Gowthaman, Adv. and Sh. B. Balaji, Adv. Brief […]

Sister Mina Lalita Baruwa v/s. State of Orissa

The Honourable Supreme Court in the instant judgement deals with the function of the criminal court by going on mentioning that “The law should not be seen to sit by limply, while those who defy it go free, and those who seek protection lose hope.” Sister Mina Lalita Baruwa v. the state of Orissa Criminal […]