Penal Code, 1860 – S. 420 – Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 – Ss. 138 & 145 – Evidence on Affidavit – Summoning Order for an offence punishable under Section 420 IPC on the basis of affidavit evidence received by the Magistrate with the aid of Section 145 of the Negotiable Instruments Act […]
Penal Code, 1860 – S. 307 – Whether the accused can be acquitted from the charge under Section 307 of I.P.C. on the basis of compromise at the appellate stage or not? Held, once a person is convicted, then he cannot be acquitted on the basis of compromise.
Evidence Law – Minor discrepancies, embellishments, contradictions in the evidence of witnesses would not be material to discard the prosecution story but where the discrepancies or contradictions are to such an extent which shakes the very foundation of the prosecution case and which makes the evidence of the witnesses untrustworthy, […]