17 June 2024

Search Results for Tag : Suspicion


Earlier assault can bolster suspicion of murder, but is not sufficient by itself to conclude guilt of accused(15.04.2015)

In a case where the Appellant was accused of the murder of his wife, the Court held that a prior incident of assault against the wife 'stands alone' a.....

Tags : Suspicion, death, guilt, unnatural circumstances


Mere fact that deceased allegedly died an unnatural death could not be sufficient to bring home a charge under Section 201 of IPC(12.02.2018)

Present is a case where the Appellant's wife committed suicide by hanging. The incident took place on 26th December, 1990. The information was conveye.....

Tags : Suspicion, Conviction, Legality


Mere apprehensions of misuse of information or alleged inconspicuous actions of a citizen cannot take away their right to information(06.06.2018)

The Complainant sought information regarding under construction officer's mess, accommodation in Coastal Regulatory Zone in terms of copy of the NOC o.....

Tags : Information, Disclosure, Denial, Suspicion


International Cases

A reasonable suspicion that a thing has been stolen or unlawfully obtained will necessarily fall short of certainty(06.11.2018)

In facts of present case, the Appellant was convicted after trial in the Magistrates Court of a charge of being in possession of a thing capable of be.....

Tags : Suspicion, Conviction, Legality


For framing of a charge against the accused, not only suspicion but grave suspicion that accused is likely to have committed the offence is required(19.03.2020)

Petitioner impugns order, whereby, the Trial Court has discharged Respondent No. 2 of all charges. Deceased - was married to son of Respondent No. 2. .....

Tags : Suspicion, Discharge, Legality



Gujarat HC: DRI Officer Can Arrest on Suspicion of Smuggling(18.09.2020)

Gujarat High Court has ruled that a Customs or Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officer can arrest anybody on suspicion of smuggling and the .....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Arrest on Suspicion of Smuggling


Mere suspicion could not be a ground to invoke jurisdiction under Section 263 of IT Act(11.09.2020)

By way of present appeal, the Assessee contest correctness of revisional jurisdiction under Section 263 of Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act) as exercised .....

Tags : Suspicion, Jurisdiction, Legality


ITAT: Revisional Order Based on Suspicion is Invalid(20.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Chennai Bench, has held that the revisional order under Section 263 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 cannot be merely.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Revisional Order, Suspicion


SC: Suspicion However Strong Cannot be Ground for Conviction(12.08.2022)

Supreme Court while acquitting accused in a murder case, has held that an accused cannot be convicted on the ground of suspicion, no matter how strong.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Acquittal, Suspicion


HP HC: Police Can Seize Property Only if Found Under Circumstances Creating Suspicion of Offence(13.03.2023)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has observing that Section 102 CrPC empowers Police Officer to seize property on existence of condition that property shou.....

Tags : Himachal Pradesh High Court, Police Officer, Property, Suspicion


Supreme Court: Arrest by GST Officers Should Not be Made on Mere Suspicion(13.05.2024)

Supreme Court while hearing petitions related to the Goods and Service Tax Act being incompatible with provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1.....

Tags : Supreme Court, GST Act, Arrest, Suspicion