No proof of Abetting suicide, Acquitted in 498a and 304-B

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 1022 OF 2008 Bhola Ram                                    …..Appellant Versus State of Punjab                                    …..Respondent J U D G M E N T Madan B. Lokur, J. The question for consideration is whether the appellant Bhola Ram was rightly convicted by both … Continue reading

Five-step inquiry is necessary for decision in Murder trial

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA Criminal Appeal No. 341 of 2005 Decided On: 04.07.2014 Appellants: Richhpal Singh Meena Vs. Respondent: Ghasi Hon’ble Judges/Coram:Ranjana Prakash Desai and Madan B. Lokur, JJ. Citation: AIR2014SC3595, 2014CriLJ4339, 2014(4)RCR(Criminal)61, 2014(8)SCALE193, (2014)8SCC918 1. The question agitating us relates to the circumstances (if any) under which … Continue reading