Wednesday, November 30, 2022

IPC

Report alleges abuse of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

The People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has released a report titled ‘UAPA: Criminalising Dissent and State Terror’ on the alleged abuse of the legislation during 2009-22, and demanding the law be repealed, reports The Hindu.Based on the National...

Murder convict cannot be sentenced to punishment less than life imprisonment: SC

Supreme Court on Friday said there cannot be any sentence less than imprisonment for life, if an accused is convicted for murder, an offence punishable under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).A bench of Justices M.R. Shah...

CBI to examine Manish Sisodia’s bank locker today

In a latest development in connection with the excise policy row involving Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is all set to examine his bank locker on Tuesday.Sisodia on Monday said that on...

Govt to make forensic probe compulsory for some offences

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the Centre has set a target of taking the conviction rate higher than even developed countries and integrate the criminal justice system with forensic science investigation.The government aims to make forensic...

Manipur tribal student leader arrested for Facebook post; released on bail

A leader of the tribal based student body who was arrested here for his offensive and hateful post on social media, was released on bail on Saturday.Finance secretary of the All Tribal Students Union Manipur (ATSUM), Kakai Singsit, was...

Guj court denies bail to Setalvad, Sreekumar

A sessions court in Ahmedabad on Saturday denied bail to activist Teesta Setalvad and former DGP R B Sreekumar, arrested for allegedly fabricating documents to frame innocent people in 2002 riots cases.Additional principal judge D D Thakkar said that...

Anti-Malaria Month concludes in Peren, Mon

Along with the rest of the country, Peren and Mon districts observed “Anti-Malaria Month” on the theme “Harness Innovation to Reduce the Malaria Disease burden and Save Lives”. Healthcare workers under respective offices of the chief medical officers (CMOs)...

Yasin Malik sentenced to life in terror funding

A Delhi court on Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik in a terror funding case.Special Judge Praveen Singh also awarded varying jail terms for various offences under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and...

Phek police discuss loopholes, pending cases

Phek police organised a “crime conference” at SP office, Phek on May 17. The conference was presided by SP, Vesupra Kezo.In a press release, assistant public prosecutor, Phek, Zheviholi Swu informed that Kezo in a brief speech encouraged the...

Two sentenced to one year jail for robbery

The court of judicial magistrate first class, Kohima, Julian Sitlhou convicted and sentenced two accused Lhoulietuo Kire and Zelhoulie Mets to one year each of rigorous imprisonment under Section 392/34 IPC.Delivering the judgement, the judicial magistrate first class, Kohima,...