8 July 2024

Search Results for Tag : Kidnapping


Allahabad HC: Police Must Assess Victim's Age in Kidnapping Cases(13.04.2022)

Allahabad High Court has ruled that while investigating Kidnapping cases, the police authorities must first assess the victim girl’s age so that in ca.....

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Bombay HC: Charges of Kidnapping Not Tenable If Minor Girl Elopes Voluntarily(09.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that if a girl, even if she is a minor but has attained the “age of discretion”, leaves her parents or guardians voluntaril.....

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Cal. HC: In Absence of Any Resistance or Alarm it Cannot be Said Victim Was Kidnapped(12.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court while acquitting two persons accused of kidnapping with an intention to marry on the grounds of doubt regarding victim girl's age,.....

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Gujarat HC: Father Removing Child from Mother's Custody Not Kidnapping(10.03.2023)

Gujarat High Court while observing that father of a child is natural and lawful guardian, has held that removal by him of his son from his mother is n.....

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SC: Merely Proving Kidnapping Not Sufficient for Conviction for Offence of Kidnapping for Ransom(29.06.2021)

Supreme Court has held that merely proving the kidnap of a person is not sufficient for conviction for the offence of 'kidnapping for ransom' under Se.....

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Supreme Court: Death for Kidnapping for Ransom Cannot be Dubbed Outrageous(24.08.2015)

Supreme Court has observed while upholding death sentence under Section 364A of IPC that rising incidents of kidnapping and abduction for ransom not o.....

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P&H HC Quashes Kidnapping Charges Where Minor Voluntarily Married to Man(08.06.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has quashed kidnapping charges against a man, noticing that the minor girl performed the marriage with the man with her ow.....

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Bombay High Court Acquits Two Convicted of Kidnapping and Murdering 12-Year-Old Boy(16.08.2019)

Bombay High Court has acquitted Imtiyaz Shaikh who was sentenced to death by the lower Court and Azad who was sentenced to life imprisonment for kidna.....

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Del. HC: Minors Kidnapping Cases Can’t be Quashed by Settlement(07.12.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that cases involving children can’t be quashed based on settlement between parties, has stated that such settlement r.....

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SC: Demand of Ransom Coupled with the Threat to Life Necessary for Conviction Under Section 364A IPC(04.01.2024)

Supreme Court has held that for conviction under Section 364A of IPC, the prosecution must prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, before the Court not only.....

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SC: Husband Having Pre-Marital Affairs Not Sufficient Grounds for Kidnapping, Rape Charges(27.12.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that husband having some pre-marital love affairs can hardly be a case under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, wh.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Grounds for Kidnapping, Rape Charges


Allahabad HC Dismisses Revision Plea to Challenge Discharge of MP Sakshi Maharaj in Rape, Kidnapping(04.04.2022)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a revision plea filed by the State Government against the discharge order in favour of BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj in reg.....

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