Right to compensation under section 357 of the code of criminal procedure, 1973 not merely the right of the person wronged to recover compensation and the concomitant liability of the wrong doer to pay the [ Read more…]
Fair investigation, which is but the very foundation of fair trial, necessarily postulates that the informant and the investigator must not be the same person”. Supreme Court of India
The Petitioner, a truck driver had been convicted for the offence punishable under Section 20B)(ii)(c) along with co-accused and separately u/s 25 of NDPS Act for having found in possession of 90 kg of Ganja [ Read more…]
Suggestions for making the Police Investigation more effective and efficient with minimal scope of any lapse
Our NGO is providing Legal Aid to the Under Trials and Convicts and is actively involved in assisting the Criminal Justice System of our country. The conviction rate in our country is less than 40% [ Read more…]
The Hon’ble Supreme Court enlarged the appellant/convict on bail keeping in view the fact that the appellant has already undergone sentence for a period of 4 years and 4 months out of the total period of the sentence of 5 years.
As per the prosecution story, the petitioner was found possession 2Kg “Opium”. Thereafter, investigation was carried out and charge sheet was filed against the petitioner. Thereafter, the charge under section 18 NDPS Act, 1985 was [ Read more…]
In a deeply humanitarian gesture, the UAE government provided a hefty ex-gratia compensation to the family of an Indian worker who passed away while serving in that country. Diplomatic Square spoke to Manoj Pal Singh, [ Read more…]