Criminal

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE: Faulty investigation and deficient prosecution

Criminal justice – Faulty investigation and deficient prosecution – Directions given to State Governments to examine all orders of acquittal and record reasons for failure of each prosecution case – A standing committee of senior officers of police and prosecution departments should be vested with this responsibility – Home Department of every State Government will incorporate in its existing training programmes for investigation/prosecution officials, course-content drawn in light of instant judgment.

(Also see under: Penal Code, 1860; and Investigation)

State of Gujarat v. Kishanbhai etc [2014]