Merely abusing in filthy language is not Criminal Intimidation under IPC, Supreme Court

Shruti Mahajan April 28 2019
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The Supreme Court has held that merely abusing in filthy language does not constitute criminal intimidation under the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

The judgment was delivered by the Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and KM Joseph in an appeal challenging a judgment of the Allahabad High Court.

The appellant is the Director of a surveying company which undertakes survey of insurance claims for insurance companies. The appellant’s company had given an adverse report about the insurance . . .

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