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CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 156, 482-- Custodial death - Transfer of investigation to CBI - State investigating agency failed to conduct investigation in fair and impartial manner and abrogated and derelicted its basic sovereign duty to investigate crime - FIR registered u/s.304(Part I)PC instead of S.302 IPC - No investigation..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 378(4)-- Acquittal - Leave to appeal - Testimonies of complainant and other witnesses were contradictory to each other - Statements of alleged eye witnesses were not corroborated by Investigating Officer - Held, sufficient reasons to doubt case of prosecution - Applicant failed to show any error in law on..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 50-- Search and seizure - Non-compliance of S.50 - Statement of Investigating Officer that he has given option to accused to be searched before Gazetted Officer or Magistrate - No reference either in his statement or in memo that at any point of time before personal search of accused he was apprised of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Investigation - The Investigating Officer must ensure that the victim of rape should be handled carefully by lady police official/officer, depending upon the availability of such official/officer - The victim should be sent for medical examination at the earliest and her statement should be..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21, 226-- Death in police custody - Compensation - Victim boy died while he was in police custody - Specifically and categorically admitted in two Status Reports filed by investigating officer that victim died due to lethargic, careless and callous attitude of escort police officials - Held, State liable to..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 190, 156(3)-- Private complaints - Exercise of power by Magistrate - On receipt of complaint regarding commission of cognizable offences Magistrate can direct registration of crime and investigation thereof u/s.156(3) Cr.P.C. - Once crime is registered concerned investigating officer has to conduct..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 161, 162(1), Evidence Act, 1872, Section 145-- Statement of witness in court - If statement of witness is contrary to previous statement recorded u/s.161 Cr.P.C or suffers from omission of certain material particulars, then previous statement can be proved by examining the Investigating Officer who recorded the same - Before the previous..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Section 35, 54-- Contraband - Conscious possession - Held, conviction can be based solely on testimony of Investigating Officer as regards recovery - However, in present case, testimony of Investigating Officer is full of blemishes - Trial Court rightly did not raise presumption u/ss 35 and 54 of NDPS Act in view..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 170, 173, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 174A-- Submission of chase-sheet - Duty of Investigating Officer - Held, while submitting charge-sheet IO has to inform Magistrate whether accused is in jail or on bail or is being forwarded with charge-sheet - If charge-sheet is being submitted after declaring accused as absconder, a case u/s 174-A of..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
Details
Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 154, 156, 157-- Investigation by same police officer who lodged FIR - Such police officer can proceed with investigation - Such investigation can only be assailed on the ground of bias or real likelihood of bias on the part of investigating officer...........

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