Category: Criminal

This category collects the criminal laws of India and abroad. Multiple statutes have been analysed and several laws have ben explained.

Conviction for “Dacoity” of less than five persons is not sustainable-Allhabad HC-09/07/2020

It is thus clear that for recording conviction of an offence of robbery, there must be five or more persons. In absence of such finding, an accused cannot be convicted for an offence of dacoity. In a given case, however, it may happen that there may be five or more persons and the factum of five or more persons is either not disputed or is clearly established, but the court may not be able to record a finding as to identity of all the persons said to have committed dacoity and may not be able to convict them and order their acquittal observing that their identity is not established.

PROFORMA FOR EXAMINATION OF RAPE ACCUSED (MALE)

PROFORMA FOR EXAMINATION OF RAPE ACCUSED (MALE) Requisition form_____________________of Police Station______________ vide his letter No.______ ___ __________Dated_______________________ Name (in full) _______________________________________ Age by appearance______________Sex____________M.L.C. No._________ Occupation_________________Address________________________________ Date of Examination______________ Time of Examination________________ […]

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA vs USAMA BIN LADEN-15/03/2000

Defendants are charged with numerous offenses arising out of their alleged involvement with an international terrorist organization led by Defendant Usama Bin Laden (“Bin Laden”). Presently before the Court are four motions, filed by Defendants Wadih El Hage (“El Hage”), Mamdouh Mahmud Salim (“Salim”), Mohamed Sadeek Odeh (“Odeh”), and Khalfan Khamis Mohamed (“K.K. Mohamed”) seeking an order compelling the Government to file a bill of particulars that is responsive to over 150 separate requests for information. For the reasons set forth below, those motions are granted in part and denied in part.

Personal consumption of drug or psychotropic substance in India

where the narcotic drug or psychotropic substance consumed is cocaine, morphine, diacetylmorphine or any other narcotic drug or any psychotropic substance as may be specified in this behalf by the Central Government by notification in the Official Gazette, with rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to twenty thousand rupees; or with both