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Knowledge Corner - October 2020 - Issue 02

Knowledge Corner - October 2020 - Issue 02

Hon’ble Supreme Court held that the conditions which a court imposes for the grant of bail have to balance the public interest in the enforcement of criminal justice with the right of the accused and also says that if the discretion of the court has to be guided by the need to facilitate the administration of justice, secure the presence of the accused and ensure that the liberty of the accused is not misused to impede the investigation, overawe the witnesses or obstruct the course of justice. Parvez Noordin Lokhandwalla V. State of Maharastra, Criminal Appeal No. 648 of 2020.

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Knowledge Corner - October 2020 - Issue 01

Knowledge Corner - October 2020 - Issue 01

Hon’ble Supreme Court held that the length of the sentence or the gravity of the original crime can’t be the sole basis for refusing premature release says while directing release of two convicts on probation. Satish @ Sabbe V. The State of Uttar Pradesh, Special Leave Petition (Crl) No. 7369 of 2019.

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Knowledge Corner - September 2020 - Issue 04

Knowledge Corner - September 2020 - Issue 04

Hon’ble Supreme Court held that the court within whose jurisdiction the branch of the bank where the payee maintains the account is situated will have jurisdiction to try the offence, if the cheque is delivered for collection through an account. M/s Himalaya Self Farming Group V. M/s Goyal Feed Suppliers, Transfer Petition (Criminal) No. 273 of 2020.

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Knowledge Corner - September 2020 - Issue 03

Knowledge Corner - September 2020 - Issue 03

Hon’ble Supreme Court held that consideration on account of delay and limitation ought not to negate the right of appeal in hearing tin an accused. State of Odisha V. Surendra Mundra, Review Petition (Crl.) D No.4235 of 2020. Hon’ble Supreme Court held that Sec.50 of the NDPS act is applicable only in the case of personal search while affirming the conviction of an accused who was a temple priests. Jeet Ram V. Narcotics Control Bureau & Chandigarh, 2020 SCC OnLine SC 735.

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