Important judgments on Cr P C Section 1-100

Important judgments on Cr P C Section 1-100

Important judgments on Cr P C Section 1-100

  1. Charge sheet by RPF officer for offence under Railway Property Act can be treated as complaint of the RPF- Cr.P.C. Section 2(d)- The State of Bihar vs Chandra Bhushan Singh & Ors– Date of decision- 12.2000-Equivalent Citation- AIR 2001 Supreme Court 429.
  2. In absence of special court the regular court can try the offence- Cr.P.C. Section 4.-Attiq-Ur-Rehman Vs.Municipal Corporation of Delhi and another– Eqivalent Citation- Date of decision 02.1996 -Equivalent Citation-AIR 1996 SC 1267.
  3. The words Punishment and Penalty are explained in the matter-Cr.P.C. Section 4.-Thomas Dana Vs. The State of Punjab– Date of decision – 4 November 1958-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1959 SC 375.
  4. Union Govt was directed to constitute special court- Cr.P.C. Section 4-Republic of Italy thr. Ambassador and Ors. Vs. Union of India (UOI) and Ors-Equivalent Citation-2013 (1) SCALE 462.
  5. When the special statute does not prescribe procedure Cr.P.C. is applicable. Cr.P.C. Section 4(2)- Pankajbhai Nagjibhai Patel vs. The State of Gujarat and Anr. Date of decision -12 January 2001 -Equivalent Citation-AIR 2001 SC 567.
  6. Additional Sessions Judge can hear appeal. Cr.P.C. Section 9-In Re_ Sikandarkhan Mahomedkhan-Equivalent Citation- 1920(22) BOMLR 200.
  7. Assistant and Additional Sessions Judges exercise jurisdiction of Sessions Court but they are separate Courts- Cr.P.C. Section 9(3), 194 and 409-Lakshman Chavji Narangikar-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1931 Bom 313.
  8. Assistant Sessions Judge should not be allotted with case punishable with more than 10 years-Cr.P.C. Section 28-Praphakar Vs. The State of Maha-Equivalent Citation- 2012 Cri.L.J.4726.
  9. Magistrate has no pecuniary limit for compensation-Cr.P.C. Section 29 and S.138 NI Act-Pankajbhai Nagjibhai Patel vs The State Of Gujarat-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2001 SC 567.
  10. Aggregate fine should be considered for the purpose of appeal-Cr.P.C. Section 31-Shidlingappa Gurulingappa Vs. Emperor-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1926 Bom 416.
  11. Aggregate sentence not to exceed 14 years when consecutive Supreme Court held-Cr.P.C. Section 31-Chatar Singh vs State Of M.P.-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2007 SC 319.
  12. Accused convicted in 3 cases His sentence of 22 years brought down by giving concurrence in two cases- Cr.P.C. Section 31 and 427(1)-Hariom @ Kalicharan Shiriram and anr Vs. the State of Maharashtra -Equivalent Citation- 1994 (2) Bom C.R.219.
  13. Separate sentences are subject to the provisions of Section 71, Indian Penal Code- Cr.P.C. Section 31 and IPC S.7-Emperor vs Piru Rama Havaldar -Equivalent Citation-27 BOMLR 1371.
  14. Appellate court can inflict the Trial Court’s limited punishment only. Cr.P.C. Section 31.Jagat Bahadur Singh Jagat Bahadur Singh Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh -Equivalent Citation-AIR 1966 SC 945.
  15. P.C. Section 31 Sentence may be either for both or for one but should not greater For Section 457 and 380 IPC – Reg. Vs. Tukaya Bin Tamana -Equivalent Citation-ILR1875 1 Bom 214
  16. Separate sentence to run consecutive after life has been discussed- Cr.P.C. Section 31-Sunil Anandrao Sawant vs Government Of Maharashtra -Equivalent Citation-2010 CriLJ 3579.
  17. Distinction is explained detention-Cr.P.C. Section 34 AND 149-Nanak Chand Vs. The State of Punjab -Equivalent Citation-AIR 1955 SC 274.
  18. Directions with respect to arrest and- Cr.P.C. Section 41 and Article 21 of Constitution –K. Basu Vs State of West Bengal -Equivalent Citation-AIR 1997 SC 610.
  19. Mere handcuffing without prior permission, in justifiable circumstances does not amount to contempt- Cr.P.C. Section 41 and Contempt of Courts Act Section 10-P. Vaghela Vs. State of Gujarat-Date of decision 1 February 2002- Equivalent Citation-2002 CriLJ 3082.
  20. Mentioning reasons in the arrest panchanama is held sufficient compliance of recording reasons for arrest- Cr.P.C. Section 41- Afak Shabbir Khan vs. The State Of Maharashtra & Anr -Equivalent Citation-2013 BomCR (Cri) 242 (DB).
  21. Directions to police and Magistrates in Section 498A of IPC- P.C. Section 41(1), 41A and Section 498A of IPC- Arnesh Kumar Vs. State of Bihar– Section 498A of IPC  -Equivalent Citation-AIR 2014 SC 2756.
  22. Accused needs to bailed or not is discussed-Cr.P.C. Section 41(1)(d)- Section 498A of IPC Manikandan Vs. S. I. of Police, Nallalam Police  Stn -Equivalent Citation-2008 CriLJ 1338.
  23. Magistrate to ensure compliance of directions given- Joginder Kumar Vs. State of U.P. and Ors. -Equivalent Citation- (1994) 4 SCC 260.
  24. P.C. Section 56(1)- Cr.P.C. Section 57 Accused in NCB custody arrested in another crime should be produced before magistrate within 24 hours-Jayendragiri Anandgiri Goswami Vs. Narcotics Control Bureau and Anr. -Equivalent Citation- 2005 CriLJ 3190.
  25. Deemed suspension of accused public servant- Cr.P.C. Section 57-Gajanan P. Lasure Vs. The Director General of Police and ors -Equivalent Citation-2009 (4) Mh.L.J. 399.
  26. No Arrest on cancelled warrant. Warrant register be maintained- Cr.P.C. Section 70 and 71-Raghuvansh Dewanchand Bhasin Vs. State of Maharashtra and Anr -Equivalent Citation-AIR 2011 SC 3393
  27. Warrant can be issued before charge sheet and for investigation purpose- Cr.P.C. Section 73-State through CBI vs Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar -Equivalent Citation- AIR 1997 SC 2494
  28. Magistrate can issue warrant for execution beyond his local jurisdiction- Cr.P.C. Section 79-Shaikh Raheman Vs. State of Maharashtra -Equivalent Citation-1991 (1) BomCR 263.
  29. Search and Seizure from accused not violative of fundamental rights- Cr.P.C. Section 93 and 94-P. Sharma and Ors. Vs. Satish Chandra -Equivalent Citation-AIR 1954 SC 300.
  30. P.C. Section 94 is not applicable to accused-State of Gujarat Vs. Shyamlal Mohanlal Choksi -Equivalent Citation- MANU-SC-0383-1964.
  31. Power to issue summons to produce document is not applicable to accused. Cr.P.C. Section 94 (1)- State of Gujarat Vs. Shyamlal  Mohanlal Choksi -Equivalent Citation-AIR 1965 SC 1251
  32. Search can be conducted in a place other than mentioned in warrant- Cr.P.C. Section 97-Pravinsingh and another Vs. Biharilal Singh and another -Equivalent Citation-1989 Cri LJ 1386 (Bom)
  33. Witnesses not required- Cr.P.C. Section100 and S.27 Evidence Act-State Govt. of NCT of Delhi Vs. Sunil and Another -Equivalent Citation- 2001 Cri.L.J. 504 .
  34. Seizure panchanama prepared at customs office instead of spot did not cause prejudice hence relied-Cr.P.C. Section100-Khet Singh Vs. Union of India (UOI) -Date of decision 20 March 2002 -Equivalent Citation-AIR 2002 SC 1450.
  35. Whether immovable property is included or not in property-Referred to larger bench- Cr.P.C. Section100-State of Maharashtra & Ors.Vs.Sudhir Vasant Karnataki Etc.-Equivalent Citation-MANU-SCOR-47069-2014.

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