Blanket Pre Arrest Bail / Blanket Anticipatory Bail

Bail (suspension of sentence)
  One of the ways by which husband and his relatives can protect themselves from false prosecution under sections 406 & 498A of IPC is by filing for a Blanket Pre Arrest Bail / Blanket Anticipatory Bail, such that an advance notice can be given to the petitioners before the police takes any coercive action. However, this remedy is to be used sparingly and in extraordinary cases only. The Supreme Court has cautioned sessions and High Courts against giving blanket protection to the accused w...
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Even After Conviction You Can Be Acquitted On The Basis Of A Compromise

Stay of Conviction
  To compound means “to settle a matter by a money payment, in lieu of other liability.” In criminal law, the power to compound the offence is at the discretion of the victim. The perpetrator cannot demand for compounding of the offence. Section 320 of Cr. P.C. provides a list of offences which are compoundable directly and clause (2) provides a list which may be compounded with the permission of the court. Compounding has been permitted during the stage of Appeal and revision i...
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Suspension of Sentence in case covered by Daler Singh case

Bail (suspension of sentence)
In a recent judgment dated May 25, 2017 in a case filed by Singh Lawyers titled as BACHITER SINGH VS STATE OF HARYANA (CRM-3212-2017 IN CRA-S-5286-SB-2015). Applicant-appellant was convicted and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for ten years and to pay a fine of `1 lac for the offence punishable under Section 15 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985. As per custody certificate, applicant/appellant has already undergone about 3 years 11 months and 2 days of imprisonm...
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High Court Issues Direction to Trial Court to Expedite Rape Trial and Complete Within Six Months

crime against women
High Court Issues Direction to Trial Court to Expedite Rape Trial and Complete Within Six Months     Speedy trial is a fundamental right as enshrined under Article 21 of Constitution of India and the Hon’ble High Court also on its administrative side has issued instructions to the trial courts to try the matters of rapes on speedy basis. However in the present case more than three years had passed since the learned trial court has been entrusted with the file of the case but o...
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ALERT FOR NRI ‘s : INDIAN PASSPORT CAN BE IMPOUNDED BY PASSPORT AUTHORITIES AS PER SECTION 10(3)(h) OF PASSPORTS ACT

Right to Passport
IN A MATRIMONIAL DISPUTES OR OTHERWISE YOUR INDIAN PASSPORT CAN BE IMPOUNDED BY PASSPORT AUTHORITIES AS PER SECTION 10(3)(h) OF PASSPORTS ACT IF YOU HAVE BEEN DECLARED A PROCLAIMED OFFENDER (P.O) IN A PENDING CASE Nowadays many cases are being seen in which Passport Authorities have started impounding the passports in case a person has been declared Proclaimed offender by any Court of law in any case. However, such impounding cannot be ordered without giving such a person an opportunity of fa...
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Unidentified/ Murdered Dead Bodies Continue to Surface in Bhakra Canal – High Court Issues Notice on Contempt Plea

Dead Bodies in Bhakra Canal
Read full article here http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/courts/no-cctvs-along-bhakra-main-line-hc-issues-notice-on-contempt-plea/397176.html
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Extradition To India

Extradition
EXTRADITEE CANNOT BE PROSECUTED FOR ANY OFFENCE OTHER THAN THOSE FOR WHICH EXTRADITION HAS BEEN GRANTED The term “Extradition” implies that one nation giving over an individual to another nation for the purposes of criminal trial or punishment. Treaties between nations and groups of nations govern international extraditions. However, many times it has been seen that Police officials while violating human rights of the person seek police remand of the person who has been extradited in respect ...
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COMPENSATION GRANTED TO WIDOW OF ANTI-SIKH RIOTS VICTIM AFTER 33 YEARS

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COMPENSATION GRANTED TO WIDOW OF ANTI-SIKH RIOTS VICTIM AFTER 33 YEARS In many cases relating to Anti-Sikhs Riots of 1984, neither FIRs have been recorded nor is any evidence related to their death available as such getting compensation from state becomes extremely difficult for the victim's family. One such case come to the Singh Lawyers in which Mr. Navkiran Singh appeared for the Petitioner who is a widow whose husband was killed by the mob in Anti-Sikh Riots in the year 1984. Facts of t...
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Stay of Conviction

Stay of Conviction
STAY/ SUSPENSION OF CONVICTION The High Court under Section 389(1) has the power to order that the execution of the sentence or order appealed against be suspended pending the appeal. In certain situations, the order of conviction can be executable, in the sense, it may incur a disqualification to the Accused. Such a disqualification can sometimes cause severe and irrevocable damage to the Accused. There are chances that the Accused could be thrown out of his/her job during the pendency of ...
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Right to Passport Extends to Under Trials Also

Right to Passport
RIGHT TO HAVE PASSPORT EXTENDS TO UNDERTRIALS ALSO During pendency of a criminal case the accused is presumed to be innocent until he is convicted, however passport authorities seldom share such liberal views and often continue to deny the right of citizens to obtain a passport during the undertrial period. The Constitution guarantees every Citizen the fundamental right to have a passport and the legislation has carefully drafted provisions of the Passport Act enumerating the limited pro...
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