WITHOUT COMING BACK TO INDIA NRIs CAN GET QUASHING OF FIR and ORDER DECLARING PROCLAIMED OFFENDER (PO) WHICH WAS PASSED IN THEIR ABSENCE

The term “quash” has been defined in Black’s Law Dictionary as “to overthrow, to abate, to vacate or to annul”. In simple words, quashing of FIR means to cancel the FIR and quashing of criminal proceedings would mean ceasing the legal machinery which had been set into motion on the complaint of someone.  Quashing petition is filed under section 482 CrPC which provides as follows:  “Saving of inherent powers of High Court. Nothing in this Code shall be deemed to limit or affect t...
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Bail (Suspension of Sentence) During Pendency of Appeal – Punjab And Haryana High Court

Bail (suspension of sentence)
  In a recent judgment dated May 10, 2016 in a case filed by Singh Lawyers titled as Jugla Ram v. State of Haryana (CRM No. 8023 of 2016). The applicant-appellant was convicted under Section 15 of the NDPS Act, 1985, and was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment of ten years and to pay a fine of Rs. 1,00,000/-, in default thereof, to further undergo rigorous imprisonment for one year. The custody certificate dated 7.4.2016 had already been filed by the State and the applicant ha...
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