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criminal law

a body of rules which the State imposes upon individuals for the protection of other individuals and to restrain antisocial behaviour. Criminal law covers such crimes as theft and fraud. Prosecution of the accused is at the instance of the State and could result in imprisonment or fines as a punishment if the accused is found guilty.
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The criminal case into power abuse, bribery, concealment of crimes, illegal trafficking in drugs were launched against the policemen.
In its resolution, the Fifth Division said the trial of Durano's criminal case must proceed as there is no order from the high tribunal to do otherwise.
However, as the principal lawyer of the Republic, this is just a simple criminal case wherein the evidence does not support the conviction of the accused,' Calida said.
Owing to the fear of being named in a criminal case, the child didn't even go to School and filed an appeal against the case in Session Court.
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Summary: Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has directed that a criminal case be registered on .
This basically means he is off the hook money-wise from now on, but he still has the criminal case pending, so it's not over yet.
The stage of the criminal case represents one of its divisions and implies the activity of a certain category of judicial bodies in order to fulfill the duties and tasks pertaining to their function in the lawsuit.