Category: Code of Criminal Procedure
Ram & Ram Lecture on Section 167(2) Cr.P.C. by Senior Advocate A. Ramesh and G.M.Ramasubramanian, Advocate
In the wake of divergent views of two benches of equal strength of the Madras High Court with regard to the extension of the time for investigation under section 167(2) Code of Criminal Procedure has raised a lot of debates amongst the members of the Bar and invoked curiosity as to the way forward. The […]
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…
The importance and meaning of the words "Public View" in SC/ST Act
Two provisions of the Scheduled Castes and The Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 provides for punishing anyone who intentionally insults or intimidates or abuses any member of any scheduled caste or scheduled tribe. Section 3(r) and Section 3(s) of The Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 two are extracted hereunder for easy…
Can the Police summon a person/proposed accused without registering an FIR?
The Police cannot issue summons requiring attendance of any person, including proposed accused, before registering FIR.
Whether a First Information Report (FIR) be quashed partly?
This interesting question was answered by the Supreme Court in the case of Dineshbhai Chandubhai Patel Vs. State of Gujarat & Ors. by Judgment dated 5th January 2018. The brief facts related to forgery of certain property documents. Three complaints were given by rival parties which culminated into registration of a FIR. The accused persons moved…