Category: 195 Code of Criminal Procedure
Whether preliminary inquiry under Section 340 Cr.P.C. is mandatory? SC refers the matter to larger bench.
The Supreme Court of India on the 26th of February 2020 passed as an order which raises considerable doubts. The case is in relation to section 420, 467, 468 and 471 of the Indian penal code 1860 with allegations that the accused had forged and fabricated documents in the course of the legal proceedings before…