5 interesting Indian court cases

By on January 14, 2015

What Bollywood offers us to watch is hardly 10% of the real stories we come across in India. Around 90% of these are mere imaginations or fictions, not facts. Varied novels portray the real picture in deep. There’s a lot more for you not to be surprised but shocked by learning about the deeper reality. Look inside the Indian Judicial System and these 10 alarming cases will take the wind out of your sails.

1. K.M. Nanavati v/s State of Maharashtra (1959)

5 Interesting Indian Court Cases You Must Know - 1

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jury_trial
This case completely changed the way justice was delivered in India. It was the last jury trial in the nation, since the result of this case called for eradication of jury trials by the government – without any attempt to better the system.

Naval officer Kawas Manekshaw Nanavati assassinated his wife’s lover, Prem Ahuja, following which the jury trial took place aiming to decide if it was a pre-meditated murder or a crime of passion. Though, Nanavati was found innocent under Section 302, the Bombay High Court wrote off the ruling and retried it as a bench trial.

She is an author at askebuddy. She holds a master degree in journalism. Creativity is her forte, she is always in search of new things, and she is a free spirit.

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Kanchan Wadhawan

She is an author at askebuddy. She holds a master degree in journalism. Creativity is her forte, she is always in search of new things, and she is a free spirit.