National Human Rights Commission vs State Of Gujarat & Ors [ALL SC 2009 MARCH ]

KEYWORDS:- SIT- WITNESS PROTECTION -FAIR TRIAL- COURT DIRECTIONS : (a) Ensuring safe passage for the witnesses to and from the court precincts. (b) Providing security to the witnesses in their place of residence wherever considered necessary, and (c) Relocation of witnesses to another state wherever such a step is necessary. IN THE SUPREME COURT OF… Read More National Human Rights Commission vs State Of Gujarat & Ors [ALL SC 2009 MARCH ]

THE PUNJAB CRIMINAL PROSECUTION SERVICE (CONSTITUTION, FUNCTIONS AND POWERS) ACT 2006

LAW OF PAKISTAN (Act III of 2006) C O N T E N T S Chapter-I Preliminary Short title, extent and commencement. Definitions. Chapter-II Establishment, Constitution and Administration of the Service Establishment of the Service. Constitution. Superintendence and administration. Prosecutor General. Qualifications for the appointment of Prosecutor General. Appointments. Chapter-III Powers and Functions of the… Read More THE PUNJAB CRIMINAL PROSECUTION SERVICE (CONSTITUTION, FUNCTIONS AND POWERS) ACT 2006

Sister Mina Lalitha Baruwa vs State Of Orissa & Ors [SC 2013 DECEMBER]

KEYWORDS:- Recalling witness- private prosecutor- A reading Sections 301 and 311 together keeping in mind a situation like the one on hand, it will have to be stated that the trial Court should have examined whether invocation of Section 311 was required to arrive at a just decision. In other words even if in the… Read More Sister Mina Lalitha Baruwa vs State Of Orissa & Ors [SC 2013 DECEMBER]

Johar and Ors Vs Mangal Prasad and Anr [SC 2008 January ]

KEYWORDS:- Revision by private person – Jurisdiction of the High Court to entertain revision against acquittal is not barred, but is severally restricted. The High Court, in its revisional power, would not, ordinarily, interfere with the judgment of acquittal passed by the trial court unless there has been apparent error of law or procedure or… Read More Johar and Ors Vs Mangal Prasad and Anr [SC 2008 January ]

M/S JK INTERNATIONAL Vs. STATE, GOVT OF NCT OF DELHI AND OTHERS [SC 2001 February]

KEYWORDS:- PRIVATE PROSECUTOR- VICTIM-NOTICE- The said provision falls within the Chapter titled General Provisions as to Inquiries and Trials. When such a role is permitted to be played by a private person, though it is a limited role, even in the sessions courts, that is enough to show that the private person, if he is… Read More M/S JK INTERNATIONAL Vs. STATE, GOVT OF NCT OF DELHI AND OTHERS [SC 2001 February]

Chandra Pillai vs State Of Kerala[Kerala 2009 January]

Keywords:- Private prosecutor Act: Section 301(2) Cr.P.C Date : 15 January, 2009 IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM WP(C).No. 37187 of 2008(B) 1. CHANDRA PILLAI, S/O.NEELAKANTAN PILLAI, … Petitioner Vs 1. STATE OF KERALA 2. DISTRICT COLLECTOR, KOLLAM. 3. SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE, KOLLAM. 4. STATION HOUSE OFFICER, POLICE STATION, 5. HARICHANDRAN PILLAI, 6.… Read More Chandra Pillai vs State Of Kerala[Kerala 2009 January]

Distinction between the role of Public Prosecutor in a Session Trial vis-a-vis trial in Magisterial Courts

170. We may  point out that under the scheme of the Code, a sessions trial is required to be conducted by a Public Prosecutor and not by a counsel engaged by the aggrieved party. 171. In Shiv Kumar , the appellant, who carried the matter to the Supreme Court, was aggrieved, because the counsel, engaged… Read More Distinction between the role of Public Prosecutor in a Session Trial vis-a-vis trial in Magisterial Courts

Office of the Prosecutor and Prosecution of Criminal Cases in India

 KEYWORDS: PROSECUTION DEPARTMENT-PROSECUTION OFFICER- The main function of the Department of Prosecution is to plead criminal matters/ cases on behalf of State Government in various criminal courts namely Judicial Magistrate, ACJM, CJM and Special Sessions Courts. Malimath Committee recommended establishing a Directorate of Prosecution on State Basis, working under the Department of Home.  Again the Principal… Read More Office of the Prosecutor and Prosecution of Criminal Cases in India

Prosecution Code

A. Introduction Prosecutors should identify and, where possible, seek to rectify evidential weaknesses, but, subject to the Threshold Test , they should swiftly stop cases which do not meet the evidential stage of the testing which cannot be strengthened by further investigation, or where the public interest clearly does not require a prosecution. Although prosecutors primarily consider the evidence and… Read More Prosecution Code

Records of Prosecutors under UP Prosecution Manual

Directorate of Prosecution came into existence in 1980. In 1974 Appointment of APPRegulations 1974 was framed. In 1991 UP Prosecuting Officers Service Regulations 1991prepared to govern appointment Service conditions etc. of Prosecutors. Prosecutors’Court Diary Witness Register Malkhana Register Absconder Register Court Moharrir Inspection Register ACquittals Report Register for both Lower/Sessions Court Prosecution of State cases… Read More Records of Prosecutors under UP Prosecution Manual