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Accused entitled to get bail as per law: SC

The Supreme Court of India has ruled that an accused is entitled to get bail under Code of Criminal Procedure even though the charge sheet filed by police was returned by the lower court on technical reasons. “The fact of … Continue reading

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PC can be granted for further investigation: SC

The Supreme Court of India has clarified that police remand can be sought in respect of an accused arrested at the stage of further investigation if the interrogation is needed by the investigating agency. “Police remand can be sought under … Continue reading

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Privacy Rights should be protected during litigation: DHC

Raising serious concerns over the disclosure of the most private and personal details by the parties during the matrimonial litigation and thus affecting the privacy rights, the Delhi High Court issued the below directions to the Family Courts in Delhi. … Continue reading

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Magistrates to follow guidelines in case of juveniles: SC

In an attempt to prevent a situation where an accused is subjected to a trial by a regular Court having criminal jurisdiction but he or she is later found to be a juvenile, the Supreme Court of India gave the … Continue reading

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Right of free legal aid to every accused or person in custody: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that every accused or a person in custody has the right to be provided with free legal aid if requested. The Court said “neither the Constitution nor the Legal Services Authorities Act makes any … Continue reading

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