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Criminal law in India is governed by the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which was enacted in 1860. The IPC lays down the definitions of various criminal offenses and the punishments for them. Criminal law in India applies to all persons within the territory of India, regardless of their nationality.

The Indian criminal justice system is based on the principles of fairness, impartiality, and due process. The system is comprised of various institutions, including the police, the judiciary, and the prisons. The police are responsible for investigating crimes and gathering evidence, while the judiciary is responsible for interpreting the law and administering justice.

The criminal law in India covers a wide range of offenses, including murder, assault, theft, fraud, bribery, and cybercrime. The punishments for these offenses can range from fines and imprisonment to the death penalty, depending on the severity of the crime. In addition, the Indian criminal law recognizes certain defenses, such as self-defense and insanity, which can mitigate the punishment for certain crimes.

Criminal law in India also has provisions for protecting the rights of accused individuals, such as the right to a fair trial, the right to counsel, and the right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty. These protections ensure that the criminal justice system operates fairly and transparently, and that individuals are not subject to arbitrary or unjust treatment

We have been successfully handling various types of Criminal matters for our various individual clients as well as for Corporate clients especially in the following matters pertaining to:

  • Criminal Misappropriation of funds;

  • Criminal Breach of Trust and criminal conspiracy;

  • Dishonour of Cheque under N.I. Act.

  • Forgery and mischief;

  • Various economic offences.

  • Offence related to marriage viz. (a) Offences under Dowry Act (b) Domestic violence Act (c) 498A, 406 IPC etc.

  • Offence related to Drugs punishable under NDPS Act;

  • Sexual offences;

  • Offences against the State;

  • Offence against the public tranquillity and public justice;

  • Offence related to weights and measure, public health, safety, decency and morals;

  • Offences affecting human body (viz. murder, suicide, dowry death, causing death by negligence, rape, kidnapping, etc.

  • Offence related to property, viz. theft, robbery, extortion, cheating, breach of trust, misappropriation of properties etc.

  • Other offences punishable under Indian Penal Code

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