Omission in framing charges does not disable court from convicting accused for proven offence: Supreme Court

The Court also held that a person can be convicted for Section 498A, IPC (cruelty to wife) even if he is acquitted under Section 304B IPC (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) because the former has a broader scope
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently ruled that mere omission or defect in the framing of charges does not prevent a trial court from convicting an accused for an offence that is found to have been proved by the evidence on record [Paranagouda and Another v. State of Karnataka].

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