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ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 173(1), 190(1)(b) -- Final report submitted by police - Magistrate treated the final report as complaint - Magistrate also specifically found on the basis of statements reordered by Investigating Officer that prima facie offences are made out against the accused - Held, there is no provision in the Code to treat the police report..........

KARNATAKA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Electricity Act, 2003, Section 151, 135, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 173, 482 -- Offence of theft of electricity - Cognizance can be taken by Court only upon a complaint in writing made by appropriate Govt. or appropriate commission or any of their officer authorised by them - Respondent police officer declared as Vigilance Officer of a specified police station..........

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 156(3) -- Criminal complaint - Territorial jurisdiction - Magistrate without taking cognizance forwarded complaint to Police for investigation - Police is bound to investigate even if it was of view that it had no territorial jurisdiction - Investigating agency is required to place the facts elicited in investigation before the Court..........

ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 173 -- Final report - Even after accepting the final report cognizance of offence can be taken on the complaint/protest petition filed by the complainant on the same or similar allegations...........

MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Section 138, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 256 -- Dishonour of cheque - Dismissal in default - Restoration - Court had already taken cognizance, summoned the accused, framed the charge and complainant filed his own affidavit - Case was fixed for cross examination of complainant and accused sought two adjournments for cross..........

CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 468 -- Complaint - Offences tried together - Cognizance of - Held, in cases of offences which may be tried together, more severe punishment would be deciding factor for taking cognizance...........

PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 156(3) -- Criminal complaint - Magistrate called for report u/s 156(3) Cr.P.C. - Does not amount to taking cognizance of the offence...........

JHARKHAND HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Electricity Act, 2003, Section 151, 154, 156 - - Theft of electricity - Power of police to investigate - Held, police has power to investigate theft of electrical energy by instituting an FIR - Offence of theft of electrical energy is a cognizable offence - Thus as per Ss.154 and 156 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, police has power to institute and investigate a..........

KARNATAKA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 190(1) -- Cognizance of offence - Procedure - Held, Magistrate may take cognizance of offence on complaint being lodged - But when an investigation is ordered u/s 156(3), police is required to submit a report after investigation u/s 173(2) - On receiving police report Magistrate may take cognizance of offence u/s 190(1)(b) and issue..........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2009
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 468 -- More than one offence - Joint trial - Limitation - Held, in view of S.468(3) Cr.P.C. cognizance of an offence can be taken by Magistrate taking into consideration that it is a case of joint trial then limitation prescribed for offence which is punishable with highest punishment has to be considered - Question of limitation is..........

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