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  • Public Servant within the meaning of Section 197 of Criminal Procedure Code, 1973

    Section 197 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 provides that protection against the prosecution of Judges and Public Servants. The object and purpose underlying¬†section 197¬†Cr. P.C. to afford protection to public servants against frivolous, vexatious or false prosecution for offences alleged to have been committed by them while acting or purporting to act in…