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Identity of victims of sexual abuse should be protected: SC

The Supreme Court of India lately had an opportunity to review ‘how and in what manner’ the identity of adult victims of rape and children who are victims of sexual abuse should be protected so that they are not subjected … Continue reading

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FIRs’ to be uploaded within 24 hrs after registration: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that First Information Report (“FIR”) shall be uploaded on the police websites or on a State’s official website (if there is no police website) within twenty-four (24) hours of being registered so that the … Continue reading

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Extension of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project: Govt

Government of India has given its approval to the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for a major revamp of the Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project and has decided to implement Integrated Criminal Justice System … Continue reading

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Powers u/S 156(3) and 202 CrPC are of different nature: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified the powers of the courts under the criminal justice system as contemplated under Sections 156(3) and 202 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (“CrPC”). Sections 156(3) and 202 fall under Chapters XII and … Continue reading

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Power u/S 319(1) CrPC can be exercised at any time after charge-sheet is filed and before the pronouncement of judgment: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified the powers of the courts under the criminal justice system to arraign any person as an accused during the course of inquiry or trial as contemplated under Section 319 of … Continue reading

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Police officer bound to register FIR upon receiving information relating to commission of cognizable offence: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India held that a police officer is bound to register a First Information Report (FIR) upon receiving any information relating to commission of a cognizable offence under the Code of Criminal Procedure, … Continue reading

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High Courts can quash criminal proceedings/FIR/complaint under Sec 482 CrPC: SC

The Supreme Court of India again clarified that the High Courts in exercise of their inherent powers under Section 482 of Criminal Procedure Code (“Code”) can quash the criminal proceedings or FIR or complaint in appropriate cases in order to … Continue reading

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