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