Court : Karnataka
Decided on : Sep-10-1960
Reported in : AIR1961Kant106; AIR1961Mys106
..... the finding is given by the tribunal, be disqualified for voting at an election. it may also be pointed out that this has been constituted an offence under the indian penal code, the offence being one under section 171 which is the section defining 'bribery', and the punishment for this offence which is laid down in section 171 ..... parliamentary constituency is not such as to merit acceptance. now,the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies were made under the provisions of section 47(2) oe the states reorganisation act, 1956, by the delimitation commission appointed for that purpose. after the delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies was made by that commission, an order intituled the delimitation of parliamentary ..... compelling persons to stand as candidates and thereby bringing about their ruination, and of having masqueraded as congressmen by wearing khadar cups and thereby deceiving the ignorant. those acts were described as political prostitution. it also said in that editorial that the candidate for the koppal parliamentary constituency was one who had fallen from a certain standard, ..... meeting, which might also constitute undue influence within the meaning of clause (2) of section 123, an electoral offence. further, under the provisions of section 141 of the act, candidates committing corrupt practices are statutorily eliminated from public life for a specific period. 35. having regard to the grave consequences emanating from the commission of a corrupt practice, .....Tag this Judgment!
Court : Karnataka
Decided on : Jul-14-1960
Reported in : AIR1960Kant325; AIR1960Mys325; 1960CriLJ1645; ILR1960KAR967
..... according to the table attached to sub-section (2) of section 345 of the code of criminal procedure, the person who could compromise the offence under section 406 of the indian penal code is the owner of the property in respect of which the breach of trust has been committed. the contention of the public prosecutor was that the three sums ..... as a public servant. hence the trial proceeded only for an offence punishable under section 406 of the indian penal code. (3) during the course of the trial an agreement purporting to have been entered into between the respondent and the 3 persons mentioned above who had made payments ..... his own use. (2) originally the complaint appears to have been made both under section 406 as well as under section 409 of the indian penal code but subsequently the charge under section 409 of the indian penal code was given up on the ground that the respondent who was only the president of the co-operative society could not be described .....Tag this Judgment!