Restraining the Arrest of the Accused in 498A Cases

On one hand the women continue to suffer under violence with no much hope for the victims to have easy access to justice despite having those laws on our statute book. On the other, some of these provisions are largely being misused by educated and powerful sections of disgruntled women as a sharp weapon, rather than a shield, to harass their innocent husbands and their relatives.

Model Certificate u/s 65B of Evidence Act

The Section 65B of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (IEA) states that the information contained in an electronic record which is printed or copied as computer output would be treated as a document without further proof or production of the original, if the output satisfies some stipulations stated in this write up.

The 164 CrPC Statement & its Recording

Any Metropolitan Magistrate or Judicial Magistrate, not even having jurisdiction in the case, has the authority to record a confession or statement made to him by a person, in the course of an investigation or after it, but invariably prior to the inquiry or trial. This is what provided for under Section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (CrPC).