Rape

X vs A 2024 INSC 216 – Rape By Giving Promise To Marry – Quashing

Indian Penal Code, 1860; Section 375 – Rape by giving promise to marry – Appeal against HC judgment Quashing criminal proceedings against accused dismissed- The allegations in the FIR so also in the restatement made before the Dy. S.P.,, do not, on their face, indicate that the promise by accused No. 1 was false or …

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Sheikh Arif vs State of Maharashtra 2024 INSC 70 – S 375 IPC – Rape By Giving Promise To Marry

Indian Penal Code, 1860; Section 375 –If the victim of the alleged offence of rape is not under 18 years of age, maintaining a sexual relationship with her consent, is not an offence – If the consent of the victim is based on misconception, such consent is immaterial as it is not a voluntary consent. …

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Suresh Garodia vs State of Assam 2024 INSC 39 – Rape Case Quashed – 34 Years Delay To Lodge FIR

Summary: In 2016, a woman complained that the accused raped her 34 years ago – In Final report Investigation Officer opined that the case was of a civil nature and filed only for the greed for the property of the appellant- Magistrate rejected this Final Report and took cognizance under Section 376/506 of IPC- HC …

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Section 69 BNS : Good Intention Law But Prone To Gross Misuse

Last week, three bills introduced¬†in the Parliament created a storm among the legal communities in social media. These bills viz. Bharathiya Nyaya Sanhita Bill, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita Bill and Bharatiya Sakshya Bill, are nothing but an intended¬†replacement of “Codes” and “Act” which are foundational¬†to criminal law : Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC), Code of …

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