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PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Malicious Prosecution-- Criminal complaint - Mere presentation of a false complaint does not furnish a cause of action - In an action for malicious prosecution plaintiff has to prove that the proceedings were initiated without any reasonable and probable cause and burden of proof lies on the plaintiff - Findings recorded..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Malicious prosecution-- Damages - Reasonable and probable cause to be proved - Reasonable and probable cause means a genuine belief based on reasonable grounds that the proceedings are justified - No action lies for the institution of legal proceedings, however malicious, unless they have been instituted without..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2001
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Penal Code, 1860, Sections 420/421 - Quashing of FIR - FIR by complainant alleging that agreement was executed by the mother of the accused petitioner with him giving him right to sell 14 acres of land mortgaged with him in lieu of loan advanced - Petitioner on the basis of will executed in his..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2000
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 22, Rule 3, 11-- Death of appellant/defendant during pendency of appeal against decree for damages for malicious prosecution - L.Rs. have a right to prosecute the appeal for establishing that their deceased father was not guilty of malicious prosecution - Right to prosecute the appeal survives and the petitioner..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2000
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Malicious prosecution-- Malicious prosecution & wrongful imprisonment - Difference between two - While action to claim damages for malicious prosecution is based upon abuse of process of law, action to claim damages for wrongful imprisonment is based upon wrongful deprivation of right to liberty guaranteed by the..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2000
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Malicious prosecution-- Suit for damages - Without any reasonable and probable cause - Meaning - Means a genuine belief, based on reasonable grounds, that the proceedings are justified - As regards grounds for belief, even if the defendant honestly believed the proceedings to be justified, there is no reasonable and..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1996
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Malicious prosecution-- Suit for damages - False complaint lodged with Police - Plaintiff is to prove that defendant acted both with malice and without reasonable cause - One is not sufficient without the other - Judgment of criminal Court cannot be relied upon as conclusion for deciding the civil suit for malicious..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1996
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Tort-- Malicious prosecution - Damages - If the charge is false to the knowledge of the complainant, if he misleads the police by bringing suborned witnesses to support it, if he influences the police to assist him in sending an innocent man for trial before the Magistrate - Liability cannot be avoided..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1996
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Tort-- Malicious prosecution - Damages - If a person does nothing beyond giving information to the police, which he considers true, an action for damages for malicious prosecution would not be maintainable against him...........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1996
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Tort-- Malicious prosecution - Damages - No previous enmity between the parties - No malice pleaded in the plaint - Mere fact that the evidence adduced by the prosecution did not inspire confidence in the Court for convicting the accused, does not mean that the prosecution was launched with a malicious..........

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