22 July 2024

Search Results for Tag : Private defence


Right of private defence does not extend to inflict more harm than it is necessary in exercise of right of private defence(01.04.2019)

The challenge in the present appeals is to a judgment maintaining conviction of the Appellant for an offence under Section 302 of Indian Penal Code, 1.....

Tags : Conviction, Private defence, Applicability


Right of private defence is not available, when assailants are unarmed(23.04.2019)

The challenge in the present appeal is to an order passed by the High Court maintaining conviction for offences under Sections 302 and 324 of Indian P.....

Tags : Conviction, Validity, Private defence, Proof


Existence of right of private defence can be established based on preponderance of probabilities and said right has to be widely interpreted(23.05.2019)

In present case, FIR came to be registered under Sections 307, 326, 323, 324, 452, 429, 506, 148 and 149 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) and Sections.....

Tags : Private defence, Charges, Legality


Act of private defence is necessarily a defensive right and should have been done in good faith and without malice(14.06.2022)

The Appellant is aggrieved by the judgement passed by the Division Bench of the High Court dismissing a writ petition filed by him, wherein he had cha.....

Tags : Private defence, Conviction, Legality


In a free fight, invocation of right of private defence by one party would be valid where it was not possible to weed out the instigator and the attacker(08.03.2018)

By means of the present revision, the revisionist has challenged the judgment and order passed by the learned Additional District and Sessions Judge, .....

Tags : Acquittal, Private defence, Right