Tag Archives: Circumstantial Evidence

[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] S. Gopal Reddy v/s State of Andhra Pradesh, 1996

This judgment was delivered by a two-judge bench of Honourable Supreme Court of India on 11th July 1996. The two-judge bench consisted of Justice AS Anand and Justice MK Mukherjee. In this criminal appeal, the accused has appealed against the State of Andhra Pradesh before the Supreme Court. The relevant act/sections thus are: (1) Dowry […]