CIVIL, constitution

Power of the High Court under Article 227 of Constitution

State vs. Navjot Sandhu @ Afshan Guru, reported in (2003) 6 SCC 641, points out that in para 22 of the this decision, the Supreme Court has held that the High Court can exercise its power of judicial review in criminal matters and that Article 227 does not only confer power of superintendence of administrative nature on the High… Continue reading Power of the High Court under Article 227 of Constitution

CIVIL, Criminal

State, through Special Cell, New Delhi  Versus Navjot Sandhu @ Afshan Guru and ors[SC 2003 MAY]

Keywords : power of superintendence The powers under Article 227 are wide and can be used, meet the ends of justice. They can be used interfere even with an interlocury order. (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) State, through Special Cell, New Delhi  Versus Navjot Sandhu @ Afshan Guru and ors (Before : S. N. Variava and Brijesh Kumar, JJ.)… Continue reading State, through Special Cell, New Delhi  Versus Navjot Sandhu @ Afshan Guru and ors[SC 2003 MAY]

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Amrutbhai Shambhubhai Patel Vs. Sumanbhai Kantibhai Patel & Ors.[SC 2017 FEB]

KEYWORDS: FURTHER INVESTIGATION Having regard to the scheme of Sections 154, 157 and 173 in particular of the Cr.P.C and the pattern of consequences to follow in the two contingencies referred to herein above, this Court propounded that in case the Magistrate is not inclined to take cognizance of the offence and issue process, the… Continue reading Amrutbhai Shambhubhai Patel Vs. Sumanbhai Kantibhai Patel & Ors.[SC 2017 FEB]

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Report of police officer on completion of investigation

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE 173. Report of police officer on completion of investigation (1) Every investigation under this Chapter shall be completed without unnecessary delay. (1A) The investigation in relation to rape of a child may be completed within three months from the date on which the information was recorded by the officer in charge of the police… Continue reading Report of police officer on completion of investigation

CIVIL, Criminal

Further investigation by police under [Sec 173(8)

173 (8) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to preclude further investigation in respect of an offence after a report under sub-section (2) has been forwarded to the Magistrate and, where upon such investigation, the officer in charge of the police station obtains further evidence, oral or documentary, he shall forward to the Magistrate… Continue reading Further investigation by police under [Sec 173(8)