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Adultery

Adultery is a voluntary consensual relationship between a married individual and someone who is not his/her lawful spouse. Adultery is considered as legally wrong and is a punishable offense. The act of adultery is a crime which breaches the marriage vows and is detrimental to public morals. It is regarded

Non Bailable Offence

Non Bailable Offence is one, in which granting of bail is discretion of the court. NON BAILABLE OFFENCE A non-bailable offence is one in which the grant of Bail is not a matter of right. Here the Accused will have to apply to the court, and it will be the discretion of

Bailable Offence

A bailable offence is one, in which, bail is a matter of right. BAILABLE OFFENCE In case of bailable offence, the grant of bail is a mater of right. It may be either given by a police officer who is having the custody of Accused or by the court. The accused may be

Non-Cognizable Offences

Non-cognizable offences are those offences in which the police officer may arrest only after being duly authorized by a warrant. Non-cognizable offences are, generally, relatively less serious offences than cognizable offence. NON- COGNIZABLE OFFENCE Non cognizable offences are those, where a police officer cannot arrest without a warrant. In such offences for arrest, all

Cognizable Offence

Cognizable offences are those offences for which a police officer may arrest without court mandated warrant in accordance with the first schedule of the code. COGNIZABLE OFFENCE Cognizable offences are those where a police officer can arrest without warrant. And such cases, after arrest has been made, the accused will be produced before

FIR : First Information Report – Section 154 CrPC

An information given under sub-section (1) of section 154 CrPC is commonly known as first information report (FIR) though this term is not used in the Criminal Procedure Code (in short CrPC). It is the earliest and the first information of a cognizable offence recorded by an officer-in-charge of a police

Rape

Definition of rape is given in Article 375 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) as written below: A man is said to commit “rape” if he - a) penetrates his penis, to any extent, into the vagina, mouth, urethra or anus of a woman or makes her to do so with him or

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