Knowledge Corner

Knowledge Corner - November 2020 - Issue 01

Knowledge Corner - November 2020 - Issue 01

Hon’ble Supreme Court held that the finding of guilt cannot be based purely on refusal to undergo identification parade while acquitting murder accused who already underwent over 12 years of imprisonment. Rajesh @ Sarkari V. State of Haryana, Criminal Appeal No.1648 of 2019.

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Knowledge Corner - October 2020 - Issue 05

Knowledge Corner - October 2020 - Issue 05

Hon’ble Supreme Court says that the courts should take lenient view when an application under Order 8 Rule 1A(3) is made by defendant for production of the document which he was not able to produce along with the written statement. Sugandhi (Dead) V. P.Rajkumar, Civil Appeal No.3427 of 2020.

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Knowledge Corner - October 2020 - Issue 04

Knowledge Corner - October 2020 - Issue 04

Hon’ble Supreme Court has reiterated that while the court hearing the first appeal in criminal matters required forming its opinion on the basis of the evidence on record and the opinion of the Trial Court. Chandrabhan Singh V. State of Rajasthan, Special Leave Appeal (Crl.) No.(S). 4525/2020.

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Knowledge Corner - October 2020 - Issue 03

Knowledge Corner - October 2020 - Issue 03

Hon’ble Supreme Court says that the accused gets an indefeasible right to ‘default bail’ if he makes an application after the maximum period for investigation of an offence is over and before a charge sheet is filed. The right to default bail is a fundamental right granted to an accused person to be released on bail once the condition of the first proviso to Sec.167(2) are fulfilled. Bikramjit Singh V. State of Punjab, 2020 SCC Online SC

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