The biggest hit of the Telegu industry in the year 2021 “JAI BHIM “again brings out the issues of custodial torture and police brutality in the limelight.
Bail is a widely used term in both criminal and civil courts. To put it simply bail means “to deliver” or “release”. Bail is a legal word for the procedure of gaining an individual’s parole while pending trial or an appeal by paying a bond to ensure the proper surrender to lawful authority. Bail is defined by
According to National Crime Records Bureau’s Report, 4,05,861 cases were registered of crime against women which is an increase of 7.3% in 2019 over 2018 and among which the majority of the crime was of cruelty on woman by her husband or his relatives which were reported under section
The significance and requirement for mercy have been a controversial topic for decades. The power of pardon can be seen as the archaic survivor of an obsolete era where the ruler was contemplated as a god having authority over the lives and death of his people. Apparently, the power evolved with
First Information Report, in short, known as FIR is nowhere explicitly defined in the Criminal Procedural Code, 1973 but it is known to be the earliest report that is initiated to the police officer and the investigation would begin thereafter. The Apex Court in the famous case of Ravi Kumar v.
The term “maintenance” is a wide concept and has no precise definition. Under the Indian context, it includes entitlement to the basic needs, i.e., food, clothing and shelter usually claimed by the wife, parents or children. There can be other inclusions also other than food, clothing and shelter.
Recently, the Supreme Court held that the governor of a state can pardon( to remove sentence, conviction and completely discharge all the liabilities like punishments, disqualification, and sentences) prisoners including death row individuals, even before they complete 14 years of a
Delays that result in the miscarriage of justice are a fundamental flaw in the legal system. Plea bargaining is indeed one of the approaches used in the criminal justice process to avoid delays and facilitate a quick resolution. Black’s law dictionary defines it as “Plea-bargaining is the process whereby the accused and the prosecutor in a criminal trail workout a mutually satisfactory disposition of the case
Most of us are well known for the term FIR. It is the first step taken to fight against a crime. An FIR can be filed by the victim, or family members, or relatives, or anyone who was completely aware of the incident happened. The person who files the FIR is known as the informant.