Nature and Scope of CRPC

1. For administering criminal law in India.
2. Machinery for the investigation of crime, apprehension of suspected criminals, collection of evidence, determination of guilt or innocence of the accused person, and the determination of punishment of the guilty.
3. Public nuisance.
4. Prevention of offenses.
5. Maintenance of wife and children.KEEP READING

Rape in Indian Penal Code, Section 375

Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code requires two essentials to be satisfied for making it an offence of rape. They are:-

1. An act of sexual intercourse by a man with a woman.
2. The act of sexual intercourse must fall under any one of the seven categories given in section 375.KEEP READING

Confession in Police Custody

The main issue of concern is whether a confession given to police officer is admissible or not, and what is the relevancy of confession given to police.

Section 25 of the Indian Evidence Act says that a confession made to a police officer is not admissible in the eyes of the law and cannot be proved against the person who made that confession.KEEP READING

Important Cases in India in Recent Times

Hadia Marriage Case.
Shafin Jahan vs. Ashokan.

Article 19 and Article 21 of the Indian Constitution were challenged. It was held that a person is free to profess any faith or change his faith. It was also said that the Right to choose a life partner is a Constitutional Right.KEEP READING

Adultery in India

Adultery is an offence in section 497 of the Indian Penal Code. It is an offence committed against the husband because a wife can’t be punished for the offence of adultery under this section.

Any person who commits the offence of adultery shall be punished for imprisonment up to five years or fine or with both. The offence is non-cognizable and bailable. It is a compoundable offence.KEEP READING

Difference Between Motive, Intention, and Knowledge

Motive is the ulterior element for committing a crime. It is something that makes a person commit a crime.

For example, If A and B are enemies for the last 10 years. And one day A kills B. From their previous relation, it can be assumed that what could be the reason for A to kill B. For every crime, there is a reason, and that is motive.KEEP READING

Amendment of Pleadings in Civil Procedure Code

At any stage of proceedings, the court may allow the plaintiff or defendant to amend his pleadings. The amendment to pleadings shall be made necessary if it determines the real questions in controversy among parties.

The amendments made under Order VI, Rule 17, are voluntary amendments for ratifying one’s own error or default.KEEP READING