Criminal Law

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My neighbour stares at me and my sister: What should I do?

My neighbours built the house recently. His balcony covers half of the road and standing on the balcony he stares at me and my sister. Most of the time we stay inside home, if we go out to buy vegetables, he comes and keeps on staring. He throws cigarette pieces at my home. Difficult to live in my own house.
How to deal with this issue? Old granny at home and I don’t have anyone to support. Since I’m a girl I should not raise my voice.

Embezzlement of paid electricity bills

Complaints regarding embezzlement of paid electricity bills were made by consumers in the division office of the electricity board against lower class employees. Statements of consumers were recorded in the division office. After that an FIR was lodged against the concerned employees. ...

Illegal custody for breach of peace

Section 151 of the Code of Criminal Procedure empowers the police officer to arrest a person on the suspicion of commencement of cognisable offence. If there is no reasonable ground for suspicion but police has arrested a person under section 151, such an arrest is illegal and state government shall compensate the arrested person.

My girlfriend cheated me and extorted money

Deception and threat or fear of any injury are the principal ingredients of cheating and extortion respectively. If a boyfriend has gifted a laptop, mobile, jewelry or any other article to his girlfriend in love and affection then he cannot say that he has been cheated or extorted by his girlfriend. Breakup of friendship does not render the girlfriend liable for the offence of cheating or extortion.