Whether an Executive Magistrate can issue direction to Police for registration of FIR?
The interesting question that arose in the case of Naman Singh v. State of U.P., (2019) 2 SCC 344 : (2019) 1 SCC (Cri) 737 : 2018 SCC OnLine SC 2805 at page 345 was whether an Executive Magistrate was empowered under Section 156(3) Cr.P.C. to issue a direction the police for the registration of an 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…