The magistrate may only frame such charges solely on the basis of the materials produced before him, and such charges may be added or altered in cases when subsequent evidence is produced before them...
Charge and Charge-Sheet
Charge serves the purpose of notice or intimation to the accused, drawn up according to specific language of law, giving clear and unambiguous or precise notice of the nature of the accusation that the accused is called upon to meet in the course of trial
It is a declaration which is generally related to the cause of the death of the declarant. For a dying declaration to be admissible as an evidence in the court of law, it is not important that the declaration has to be made by a person only when his death is imminent.
Inherent Powers of High Court
Section 482 preserves the inherent powers of the High Court to prevent an abuse of the process of any court or to secure the ends of justice. The provision does not confer new powers. It only recognises and preserves powers which inhere in the High Court..
Test Identification Parade | A short read
The idea of holding T.I. parade under Section 9 of the Evidence Act is to test the veracity of the witness on the question of his capability to identify an unknown person whom the witness may have seen only once.
Circumstantial Evidence | Short Read
The principle is that when an incriminating circumstance is put to the accused and the said accused either offers no explanation or offers an explanation which is found to be untrue, then the same becomes an additional link in the chain of circumstances to make it complete.
Dying Declaration | Indian Evidence Act, 1872
A dying declaration is statement made by a person who is dead; as to cause of hi dead or as to any circumstance of his transaction which resulted in his death, in cases in which his death comes into question...
Secondary Evidence | Indian Evidence Act
primary evidence is considered to be the superior or the best evidence, yet, secondary evidence plays a very important role in the Court of law as there are various situations and circumstances occur in which primary evidence cannot be produced before the court and therefore, in those times, secondary evidence assists the court in securing justice.
Importance of Medical Evidence
Author: Anubhav Bijalwan Introduction The interaction between Medicine and the Law has been on a surge in recent years. Medical science gives clue as to how the death of the person, how the injury, was caused, while the law prosecutes a person for killing and injuring other. With the evolution of medical science, this interplay … Continue reading Importance of Medical Evidence
Admissibility of Social Media Posts or Messages
When it comes to the admissibility of social media evidence, the key is to make sure that you are accessing the information in a permissible manner. Generally, a lawyer investigating a case may access the public portions of an individual’s social media account and try to identify whether....