What Bombay High Court held on offences punishable under both Information Technology Act and IPC

In the present case, due to a conflict between the views expressed in two Division Bench judgments the present full bench was tasked with addressing the issue.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

When criminal offences are punishable under both a general law such as the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and a special law such as the Information and Technology Act (IT Act), the special law would prevail over the general law, the Bombay High Court recently held [Awadhesh Kumar Parasnath Pathak & Ors v State & Ors].

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