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Magistrate not to examine merits of case while taking cognizance: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently reiterated that while taking cognizance of an offence based upon a police report, it is not necessary for the Magistrate to examine the merits and demerits of the case and whether the materials collected … Continue reading

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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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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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Automobile exception doesn’t apply to houses: USSC

The Supreme Court of the United States of America recently held that the automobile exception to the Fourth Amendment does not permit a police officer, uninvited and without a warrant, to enter the curtilage of a home in order to … 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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Dog import banned for commercial purposes: Govt.

Indian Government has banned the import of dogs for breeding or any other commercial activities but for the following purposes: – I) Pet dog with valid pet book and relevant records/documents in the name of importer. II) Dogs imported by … 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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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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Section 66A of IT Act unconstitutional: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India held Section 66A of Information Technology Act as unconstitutional in its entirety as it allowed police to arrest anyone posting ‘annoying’ or ‘offensive’ content over internet. “….Section 66A purports to authorize the … 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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