Cash for vote: HC questions non-inclusion of names in FIR

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The Madras High Court today asked the Tamil Nadu government to explain as to why names figuring in the Election Commission and IT Department reports on the alleged bribing of RK Nagar assembly segment voters were not mentioned in the relevant FIR. The FIR against unnamed persons had been registered on a complaint by the… Read more »

Complainant told to file docs on plea against Kejriwal

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A city court today asked a man to file several documents in a criminal complaint seeking lodging of an FIR against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly misleading people by saying that the municipal corporations were not under state’s control. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Munish Markan asked complainant Brijesh Shukla to submit documents relating to… Read more »

“FIRs will be registered for property defacement”

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Those who put up posters without permission can face prosecution for defacement of property as FIRs will now be lodged on complaints against such activities, Delhi Police here has told the Delhi High Court. The submission was made before a bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Ashutosh Kumar which is hearing a PIL by… Read more »

SC asks states, UTs to upload FIRs on websites within 24 hrs

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The Supreme Court today directed all States and Union Territories to upload the FIRs on their websites within 24 hours of registration at police stations. A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and C Nagappan, however, extended the time up to 72 hours for uploading of the FIRs for those states which are located in difficult… Read more »

Court orders FIR against cop, 2 others for cheating

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A court here has directed Delhi Police to lodge an FIR against a head constable and two others for carrying out unauthorised construction in a property owned jointly by the complainant and the cop. “Investigation is required to ascertain the truth of the matter… SHO of Jaitpur police station is directed to lodge FIR under… Read more »

Murthal: Haryana Police add gangrape to FIR

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After rejecting reports of gangrapes at Murthal during the Jat stir for reservation, the Haryana Police has told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that the section on gangrape had been added to the FIR in the case. The move comes after the police received two anonymous letters from women stating that they had been… Read more »

Person not named in FIR, charge sheet can be tried: SC

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The Supreme Court said Friday that someone whose name does not figure either in an FIR or a chargesheet but whose role in an alleged crime surfaces during the course of a trial would be subjected to the said trial. A constitution bench of Chief Justice P Sathasivam, Justice BS Chauhan, Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai,… Read more »

Court acquits four in gangrape case

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Four persons, including a woman who was charged for abetting an alleged gangrape in 2007, have been acquitted by a court after the “victim” did not support the prosecution’s case. Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) T R Naval acquitted Delhi residents Raju, Tejpal, their sister Beena and Praveen Kumar as the prosecution failed to prove its… Read more »