Criminal Law

Our advice on: Criminal Law

Can High Court dismiss my complaint

The High Court can not quash a complaint if the information discloses commission of an offence. The order of protection in favour of the accused to protect him against unnecessary police harassment is an interim order and it does not mean that the High Court will dismiss your complaint.

How to file FIR in criminal breach of trust

You should approach the nearest police station to lodge an FIR for the offence of criminal breach of trust. If the offence has been committed in his territorial jurisdiction then the police will commence investigation otherwise he shall lodge a zero FIR and send it to the competent police station.

Criminal case for kissing a girl

Father of a girl has filed a criminal case against me for kissing her. Now the complainant wants to compromise with an apology. Ninety days have completed but the investing officer did file a charge sheet. How much time does the investigating officer take to close this case. Sir, whether the court...

Boyfriend threatens to publish photographs on internet

Boyfriend threatens to publish personal photographs on internet to keep me away from his girlfriend. I was in a relationship with someone for seven years and we broke up due to many reasons. Even after ending the relationship he wanted to keep in touch. I let him because I dint want to hurt him....

Conviction based on handwriting expert is not valid

Court convicted my brother for the offence of forgery. Conviction is solely based on handwriting expert. His evidence is the main reason of conviction. There is no other evidence which proves that he has committed the crime of forgery. His wife filed FIR against him saying that he has issued false...

Police officer doing unfair investigation under pressure

Police officer is doing unfair investigation under political pressure. He is protecting the accused and manipulating the vital evidence. What should I do in this circumstances? My advocate says that I should file a writ petition before the High Court. Can the High Court direct the investigating...

Should I divorce my husband on my boyfriend’s instigation?

My boyfriend instigates me to divorce my husband. Therefore, I left my husband’s house at the instigation of my boyfriend. He told me to leave the house of the husband and remarry with him. Thereafter, I willingly left the husband’s house with the self-declaration at the police station that I left...

SHO refused to take action on my FIR of cyber fraud

SHO straightway refused to take action on my FIR of Cyber fraud verbally & officially he says investigation under progress. Now six months have passed. What are the options left with me to compel police for rapid action? Question from: Uttar Pradesh The officer in charge of the police station...