A case of perjury under CrPC 340 where even though some witnesses had given contradictory statements in civil and criminal cases between same parties, a perjury case under CrPC 340 was not allowed by high court, due mainly to technicalities about applicability of CrPC 340 to facts of the case. You can read the important points made bold in the full judgment below: CRM No.23818-M of 2009 1 IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH CRM No.23818-M of 2009 Date of Decision: 4.09.2009 Smt.Sanjay Lata & Anr. ...Petitioners Vs. The State of Haryana & Anr. ..Respondents Coram: Hon'ble Mr. Justice Vinod K.Sharma Present: Mr.V.P.Singh, Advocate, for the petitioner. Mr.Rajeev Kawatra, Sr.DAG, Haryana. for respondent No.1. Mr.H.N.Mehtani … [Read more...] about Applicability of section 340 of CrPC, and 194 of IPC etc
The below news could have been a usual one of marital discord exploding into allegations and counter allegations. However the point which caught my attention was that the husband was arrested on charges of marital rape and theft (the bold sentence in news below). Marital rape… Hmmm….http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Wife-wants-husbands-bail-revoked/articleshow/5609900.cmsMUMBAI: A 38-year-old woman from Vikhroli has moved the Bombay high court seeking cancellation of her husband’s bail alleging that he was threatening her and her two minor children. The city sessions court, on February 16, granted bail to her husband, Thomas Lobo, who was arrested on charges of marital rape and theft. The high court on Tuesday ordered that a notice be issued to Lobo, to be present in court … [Read more...] about Man arrested on marital rape, that’s news!
Before marriage Read this booklet specifically for NRI men seeking Indian women: http://www.498a.org/contents/publicity/moiaBooklet/index.htm After marriage Link: http://www.498a.org/ … [Read more...] about 498A Information for NRIs
498A : aka Dowry/Cruelty etc If you don't know much about 498A, read the FAQ below:498A FAQ498A ExplainedWhy supreme court calls 498a as "Legal Terrorism"? 498A survival guide Read the very detailed and excellent downloadable survival guide in PDF format is available here:http://ipc498a.files.wordpress.com/2008/04/a-guide-to-surviving-ipc-498a-apr-2008ci.pdfTake a printout of above guide and go through it over time. It is 40 pages long so take a double sided printout if possible. In case 498A is not filed yet, let your parents, siblings read the relevant information from it. That may help them prepare for the eventual 498A. It may help you to devise counterstrategy, get anticipatory bail, contact a lawyer, collect evidences etc.The survival kit home page is at link … [Read more...] about Basic info on IPC 498A
Information taken from link here: http://saveindianfamily.org/articles/blogs/434-gender-arsenal.html 1. Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC): This section is formulated for married women who face physical and mental harassment from husband and in-laws and the cruelty is made for any unreasonable ‘demand’ (mostly dowry) from the woman and the cruelty is of such nature that it drives the woman to commit suicide or can be a danger to the life and limb of the woman. 2. Section 354 of the IPC: Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty. 3. Section 509 of the IPC: Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman. 4. Section 375 and 376 of the IPC: Rape of a woman. 5. Section 498 of the IPC: Enticing or taking away or detaining with … [Read more...] about Indian laws for protection of women