Mahendra Singh Dhoni v. Yerraguntla Shyamsundar and Anr.(2017)


CaseMahendra Singh Dhoni v. Yerraguntla Shyamsundar and Another, 2017 SCC OnLine SC 450
CourtBefore the Supreme Court of India
BenchDipak Misra, A.M. Khanwilkar, Mohan M. Shantanagoudar, JJ.
Author of the JudgementDipak Misra, J.
Counsel for the petitionerMs Liz Mathew
Counsel for the Co-accussedMr Sanchit Guru
Counsel for the respondentMr Jaideep Singh
Date of Judgement20 April 2017
AbstractThe present case deals with a transfer petition seeking transfer of case from Additional JMFC, Anantpur, Andhra Pradesh to CMM, Bangalore. The important legal provisions which are taken into consideration in the present case are section 295A of Indian Penal Code and Section 482 of Criminal Procedure Code. The Supreme Court had relied upon various precedents like Ramji Lal Modi v State of UP and subsequently the complaint was quashed. The cautionary note provided by the Supreme Court in the present case is also noteworthy.
Author of the briefAbhishek Vyas, Student at Gujarat National Law University.
KeywordsSection 295A, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Offence.


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[Case Brief] DK Basu v State of West Bengal, 1996

Case NameDK Basu v. State of West Bengal along with Ashok K. Johri v. State of UP.
CourtBefore the Supreme Court of India
Decided on18.12.1996
BenchKuldip Singh, A.S.Anand, JJ.
Author of the judgementJustice A. S. Anand
AbstractIn the present case, guidelines with regards to all types of arrest and detention were made by the Supreme Court of India. The need for these guidelines arose due to writ petition filed seeking preventive measures against custodial death.
Author of the briefDarshan Patankar, Student at Gujarat National Law University.
KeywordsArrest, Custodial Death, Detention.


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