Category: Indian Penal Code

Man sentenced to death for rape-murder of 3-year-old girl in Bihar

Source:- After 24 months of trial in an incident of rape and murder of a three-year-old girl, the 29-year-old accused was awarded death sentence by a special POCSO (Protection of Children From Sexual Offences Act) court in Samastipur district on Saturday. The order was passed by the court through video conferencing. The case had come

Delhi riots: Govt sanctions sedition charges against Umar Khalid, Sharjeel Imam, others

Source:- The Delhi government on Wednesday gave its sanction to the police to charge 18 people accused in the Delhi riots case — including former JNU students Sharjeel Imam, Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita, former JNU student Umar Khalid, and local politicians Tahir Hussain and Ishrat Jahan — under sections of the Indian Penal Code that

Six injured in stone-pelting during clash over sexual harassment of woman in Uttar Pradesh

Source:- MUZAFFARNAGAR: At least six people were injured in stone-pelting during a clash between two groups over sexual harassment of an 18-year-old woman at Chalsina village in the district, police said on Monday. The incident took place on Sunday evening when a man entered the woman’s house while she was sleeping. He allegedly sexually harassed

Supreme Court sets aside dowry case conviction, life sentence of Haridwar family of 3

Source:- The Supreme Court in a reportable judgement on Wednesday (December 2) set aside the conviction and life sentence awarded by the Uttarakhand High Court to three persons of the same family under Section 304B IPC. The three-judge bench comprising Justice R.F. Nariman, Justice K.M. Joseph and Justice Aniruddha Bose passed this judgement while allowing

Supreme Court upholds conviction of man accused of raping mentally-ill woman

Source:- The Supreme Court on Thursday said a person suffering from a mental disorder or mental sickness deserves special care, love, and affection and is not to be exploited, while upholding the conviction of a man accused of raping a mentally-ill woman. The Apex Court has held that the High Court was justified in re

Hemant Soren accuses BJP of conspiring to destabilise the state government

Source:- Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren believes Bharatiya Janata Party is active in attempts to topple his government. “Criticism is fine. But attempts to destabilise the Government will not be tolerated,” he has said while reiterating that police would investigate the complaint against BJP state unit chief Deepak Prakash. Ahead of the byelection in Dumka

With Aim to Ensure Protection of ‘Sanatan Dharma’ & Hindus, Parsi Man Becomes VHP V-P for South Bengal

Source:- Aresident of old Parsi Colony in Kolkata’s Khorshed Madan Mansion, near Maula Ali Mazar near Sealdah – Phiroze Edulji is a lawyer at Calcutta High Court, where he has been practicing since 1997. As Edulji is struggling with his foggy reading glasses, he was seen surrounded by books on Indian Penal Code, Judiciary, Zoroastrianism

Cotton swab found in woman’s abdomen after delivery at Kerala hospital, case registered

Source:- THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a major incident of medical negligence, a patient had a cotton wad stitched into her abdomen after a C-section here at the Women and Child Care hospital in Thycaud. Alfna Ali (22) of Thiruvananthapuram is now admitted at SAT hospital after infection of internal organs posing a major threat to her life.