Samanvya D Dwivedi

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Supreme Court rules proof of demand essential for convictions under Prevention of Corruption Act
India | 20 June 2016

The Supreme Court recently postulated on the essential factors for determining whether bribery, as contemplated under Section 7 read with Section 13 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, has been committed. The court held that in order to prove an offence under these sections, it is necessary to establish that the public servant both demanded and accepted the bribe.