What is Bhartiya Nyay Sanhita? Some important sections.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

1. The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS) has replaced the Indian Penal Code (IPC), commencing operations on Monday.
2. Various cases ranging from murder to rash driving were reported on the first day of BNS’s enforcement.
3. In Delhi’s Kamla Market Police Station, an incident was reported where a vendor was registered under Section 285 of BNS (danger or obstruction in public way or line of navigation) for selling his items under a foot bridge near the New Delhi Railway Station.
4. Madhya Pradesh reported an FIR under BNS Section 296 for obscene acts and songs, as did Bhopal’s Hanumanganj police station.
5. Firstly FIR under BNS in Gujarat was registered against a person for obstructing public movement by parking his motorcycle, under Section 285.
6. Goa’s Margao saw a street vendor booked under Section 285 of the BNS for selling plastic on the road.
7. Telangana’s first FIR under the BNS was filed due to negligence causing a fatal accident under BNS Section 104.
8. A case of kidnapping was filed in Uttar Pradesh under Section 97.
9. Kerala’s first FIR was filed for rash driving under Section 281.
10. In Chhattisgarh’s Kabirdham district, the first case was against obscenity and criminal intimidation under section 296 and 351 (2).
11. The first case under BNS from Uttarakhand involved an incident of robbery under Section 309 (4).
12. Himachal Pradesh’s first FIR registered was an assault case, under sections like 126 (2).
13. Rajasthan’s first case under BNS involved damage to public property and assault, under sections like 115 (2), 126 (2), 324 (4) and 324 (5).
14. Five distinct cases were filed on the first day in Jammu and Kashmir from different districts.
15. Karnataka’s first FIR under the BNS involved a fatal road accident.
16. A police constable in Karnataka was booked for the murder of his wife under the new criminal law, marking the first such case in the state.
17. These first-day incidents reflect the breadth of categories and cases that the BNS will be dealing with in its new role as a reformer of Indian Penal Code.
18. It indicates some of the grey areas and potential challenges, as well as the potential for improving justice delivery.
19. Aspirants are advised to keep updated with the latest news and developments regarding the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita.

You may also like...