Cognizable and Non- Cognizable Offences

Introduction – The Criminal Procedure Code 1973 talks about two categories of offences –  Cognizable offences and Non-Cognizable offences which are given under section 2(C) and 2 (L) of the code respectively , They are defined as- Cognizable Offence Cognizable offence which defines under section 2(C) means “an offence for which, and cognizable case means … Read more

Arrest – Complete Detail

Introduction: An Arrest consists of taking into custody of another person under authority empowered by  law for the purpose of holding or detaining  that person to answer a criminal charge and preventing the commission of criminal offence. Case: State Of Haryana VS. Dinesh Kumar, AIR (2008) S.C In this case apex court observed that the … Read more