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Top Ten Criminal Lawyers in India 2022

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Top Ten Criminal Lawyers in IndiaSometime back a lot of buzz was created when Actress Rhea Chakraborty had engaged Adv. Satish Manishinde as her defense counsel in the Sushant Singh Rajput suic...

Powers Provided To The Trial Courts Under Section 216 of CrPC To Add Or Alter...

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Exclusive And Wide-Ranging Powers Provided To The Trial Courts Under Section 216 of Cr. P. C To Add Or Alter Charges At Any Time, Even After Reserving Judgment; Supreme Court Whether the Cha...

Magnitude of Victim Confidentiality

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One of the most crucial conundrums within the ambit of crimes relating to rape and trafficking is whether the name of the victim should be disclosed in light of public interest or remain anonym...

Offences By Or Relating To Public Servants

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The Sections areas 161 to 165 A (both in conniving) have been excluded by Section 31 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. By The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013, new sections 166 An and ...

An Analysis Of Culpable Homicide And Murder

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All Crimes always includes two elements men's rea and actus reus, if any of them is absent in a particular crime then that act will not come under the ambit of Crime. In committing any act of a...

Section 154-176 CrPC (Information to the police and their powers to investigate)

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Information to the Police and Their Powers to InvestigateChapter XII of the Code of Criminal Procedure (1973) deals with the Information to the Police and their Powers to Investigate. ...

Can The Police Arrest Without A Warrant?

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The provision of Arrest is given in Chapter V from section 41 to section 60 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973. According to The Legal Glossary, Government of India, 'Arrest means the res...

Process Of Investigation Under Section 157 Of Criminal Procedure

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The Police officer receives information through any other source or by the informant and produces it in writing in the form of an FIR which he is empowered to take under Section 156 to investig...

Acquittal And Discharge

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As per Section 227, if, upon consideration of the record of the case and the documents submitted therewith, and after hearing the submissions of the accused and the prosecution on this behalf, ...

Police Custody And Judicial Custody: Know The Differences

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Police custody or remand means that the physical custody of the accused is with the Police, and the accused is lodged in a lock-up of a police station. After an FIR is lodged for a cognizable o...