Tagged: Code of Criminal Procedure

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA – EMPLOYEES OF A PUBLIC SECTOR UNDERTAKINGS ARE NOT A ‘PUBLIC SERVANT’ UNDER S. 197 CRPC

Supreme Court of India Date of Judgement: 29.06.2016 Deciding the question as to whether an employee of a Public Sector Undertaking can be considered to be ‘Public servant’ under Section 197 CrPC, the bench of Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh, JJ held that the protection by way of sanction under Section 197 CrPC is not applicable to the officers...

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA – CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE SECTION 311 – THE FOLLOWING PRINCIPLES WILL HAVE TO BE BORNE IN MIND BY THE COURTS

Supreme Court of India Date of Judgement: 4 July 2013 While dealing with an application under Section 311 Cr.P.C. read along with Section 138 of the Evidence Act, we feel the following principles will have to be borne in mind by the Courts: a) Whether the Court is right in thinking that the new evidence is needed by it? Whether...