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March 02 2022
What do you need to know about unlawful assemblies and rioting?
A Delhi Court has delivered the first judgment in the Delhi riots case. The Court held that the accused was innocent of criminal charges involving rioting and being part of an unlawful assembly. Which Indian law punishes unlawful assemblies and rioting? The Indian Penal Code, 1860 punishes unlawful assemblies and rioting. What is […]
February 23 2022
What does Indian law say about Unlawful Assemblies and Rioting?
Four people died in the United States when a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol. The mob violently clashed with law enforcement in a bid to help President Donald Trump overturn his defeat in the November election. In this context, let us look at how the law in India deals with rioting. Which Indian […]
March 04 2022
What can you do if the police refuse to file an FIR or conduct an investigation?
A court in Delhi has reprimanded the police for failing in their duties and not finishing their investigation in the Delhi riots case, resulting in a delay in the court trial. In this context, let us look at what steps you can take against police inaction. Filing a First Information Report (FIR) If a […]