Important judgments on Cr.P.C Section 167

Important judgments on Cr.P.C Section 167

Important judgments on Cr.P.C Section 167

  1. Cr.P.C Section 167 60th or 90th day though holiday cannot be excluded- State Of Maharashtra vs Sharad B.Sarda – Equivalent Citation- 1983 (1) BomCR 578.
  2. After charge sheet, bail under section 436 or 437 only- Cr.P.C Section 167- Bombay HC- Abdul Wahid Vs State Of Maharashtra-Date of decision 27 August 1991- Equivalent Citation (1991) 93 BOMLR 478, 1992 CriLJ 1900.
  3. Allowing Home Food is in discretion of Magistrate- Cr.P.C. Section 167-Asgar Yusuf Mukadam and Ors. Vs. State of Maharashtra and The Superintendent of Prison-Equivalent Citation- 2004 CriLJ 4312.
  4. Cr.P.C Section 167 and 4 and POCSO Act JFCM has no jurisdiction to remand take cognizance and commit under PCSO Act- Kum. Shraddha Meghshyam Velhal Vs State of Maharashtra.-Criminal Application No. 354 of 2013 -Bombay High Court- Date of decision 08.07.2013.
  5. If accused was not arrested till taking cognizance his remand can be granted- Cr.P.C. Section 167 and 309- State through C.B.I. Vs. Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar and others – Equivalent Citation- AIR 1997 SC 2494.
  6. Transit Remand granted by rejecting bail- Cr.P.C. Section 167 and 437- Jakir Khan @ Jaker – Equivalent Citation- MANU-WB-0253-2012
  7. Free legal aid should be provided from the stage of remand-Cr.P.C. Section 167 – Mohammed Ajmal Mohammad Amir Kasab Vs. State of Maharashtra– Equivalent Citation- AIR 2012 SC 3565.
  8. Free Legal aid to be given at remand stage- Cr.P.C. Section 167-Khatri And Others vs. State Of Bihar– Equivalent Citation- AIR 1981 SC 92.
  9. In POCSO Act offence, Magistrate can entertain first remand-Cr.P.C. Section 167-Prasad V. Vs. State of Kerala-Date of decision-Equivalent Citation-ILR 2013 (2) Kerala 1010.
  10. In Section 498A IPC the Magistrate authorising detention without recording reasons is liable for departmental action- Cr.P.C. Section 167-Arnesh Kumar Vs. State of Bihar -Equivalent Citation-AIR 2014 SC 2756.
  11. Cr.P.C Section 167 Limitation is 60 days for 10 years imprisonment- Nijamuddin Mohammad Bashir Khan vs. State of Maharashtra-Date of decision 7 July 2006. Equivalent citations: 2006 CriLJ 4266, 2006 (5) MhLj 690.
  12. Magistrate and Judges shall inform accused about free legal aid- Cr.P.C. Section 167 – Khatri And Others vs State Of Bihar -Equivalent Citation-1981 SCC (1) 627.
  13. Magistrate can differ with the I.O.- Cr.P.C. Section 167- Harihar Chaitanya vs. State Of U.P.-Equivalent Citation-1990 CriLJ 2082.
  14. Magistrate has to look into facts before granting remand- Cr.P.C. Section 167- Manubhai Ratilal Patel Tr. Ushaben Vs. State of Gujarat and Ors.-Equivalent Citation- AIR 2013 SC 313.
  15. Magistrate is under obligation to inform availability of free legal aid Free Legal aid.-Cr.P.C. Section 167- Khatri And Others vs State Of Bihar-Date of decision-Equivalent Citation- 1981 SCC (1) 627.
  16. PCR should be within the first Fifteen days only and that period cannot be extended under any circumstances- Cr.P.C. Section 167- CBI vs. Anupam Kulkarni -Equivalent Citation- (1992) 3 SCC 141.
  17. Police custody can be in the first 15 days only. Cancellation of bail set aside-Cr.P.C. Section 167- Devender Kumar Vs. State of Haryana -Equivalent Citation-2010 CriLJ 3849.
  18. Remand in absence of accused who is not produced from jail is not illegal- Cr.P.C. Section 167- Superintendent, Central Jail, New Delhi-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1971 SC 178.
  19. Right to bail is defeated if not availed already- Cr.P.C. Section 167- Uday Mohanlal Acharya Vs. State of Maharashtra-Equivalent Citation-2001 CriLJ 4563.
  20. Supreme Court directions regarding arrested accused- Cr.P.C. Section 167-Arnesh Kumar Vs. State of Bihar-Date of decision-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2014 SC 2756.
  21. Surrender is different from production by police- Cr.P.C. Section 167- State of WB Vs. Dinesh Dalmia -Equivalent Citation-AIR 2007 SC 1801.
  22. Transfer of Under prisoners to other jails is subject to Judicial order- Cr.P.C Section 167-State of Maharashtra and Ors. Vs. Saeed Sohail Sheikh-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2013 SC 168.
  23. Absconding accused arrested after charge sheet can be remanded to Police Custody Remand-Cr.P.C Section 167(2)-Central Bureau of Investigation Vs. Rathin Dandapat and Ors. -Equivalent Citation-2015 (9) SCALE 120.
  24. Accused released on default ground cannot be arrested on only count of filing of charge sheet-Cr.P.C. Section 167(2)-Aslam Babalal Desai Vs. State of Maharashtra-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1993 SC 1 .
  25. After charge sheet Right of accused is defeated if he fails to exercise- Cr.P.C. Section 167(2)-Sajid Basir Shaikh Vs. State of Maharashtra -Equivalent Citation-2005 (3) MhLj 860.
  26. Mere filing of charge sheet not sufficient to cancel bail- Cr.P.C. Section 167(2) and 437-Bashir And Others vs. State Of Haryana-Equivalent Citation- AIR 1978 SC 55.
  27. Limit of 15 days is for police custody and not for other agency custody- Cr.P.C Section 167(2) and NDPS Act- S. Rawat, Asstt. Collector of Customs Vs. Mohmed Azan Khan and others -Equivalent Citation-1990 MhLJ 582.
  28. Magistrate has jurisdiction to remand in Customs Act case- Cr.P.C Section 167(2) and Section 4(2)-Directorate of Enforcement Vs. Deepak Mahajan and another-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1994 SC 1775.
  29. Magistrate has to grant default bail after the 90 days under Unlawful Activities Act- Cr.P.C Section 167(2) and Unlawful Activities Act Section 43D-Sayed Mohd. Ahmed Kazmi Vs. State, GNCTD and Ors.-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2012 SC 660.
  30. Cr.P.C Section 167(2) applicable to accused produced by other than police-Directorate of Enforcement Vs. Deepak Mahajan and another -Equivalent Citation-AIR 1994 SC 1775.
  31. Application filed for default bail cannot be rejected due to filing of charge sheet before decision of bail application- Cr.P.C. Section 167(2)-Union of India (UOI) Vs. Nirala Yadav -Equivalent Citation-AIR 2014 SC 3036.
  32. Date of production before magistrate is starting point- Cr.P.C. Section 167(2)- Chaganti Satyanarayana and Ors. Vs. State of Andhra Pradesh-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1986 SC 2130.
  33. Entry in diary in not a sine quo non-Cr.P.C. Section 167(2)-Directorate of Enforcement Vs. Deepak Mahajan and another-Date of decision-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1994 SC 1775.
  34. For Section 306 IPC period for filing charge sheet against UTP is 60 days- Cr.P.C. Section 167(2)-Nijamuddin Mohammad Bashir Khan and Anr. Vs. State of Maharashtra-Equivalent Citation-2006 CriLJ 4266.
  35. If charge sheet is not filed in time explanation of IO to be called- Cr.P.C Section 167(2)-Bhulabai wdo Barkaji Matre Vs. Shankar Barkaji Matre and others-Equivalent Citation-1999 (3) Mh.L.J. 227
  36. Cr.P.C Section 167(2) is not applicable to offences under TOHO Act as it provides for complaint only-Jeewan Kumar Raut and Anr. Vs. Central Bureau of Investigation-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2009 SC 2763.
  37. Cr.P.C Section 167(2) Magistrate has to judicially scrutinise circumstances and if satisfied order police custody-Satyajit Ballulbhai Desai and Ors.Vs. State of Gujarat-Equivalent Citation-I (2015) CCR 321 (SC) .
  38. Cr.P.C Section 167(2) Magistrate kept application undecided till charge sheet Held accused is entitled for bail- Sayed Mohd. Ahmed Kazmi Vs. State, GNCTD and Ors.-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2012 SC 660.
  39. Cr.P.C Section 167(2) Magistrate shall inform the accused about the right to free legal aid and to provide it-Hussainara Khatoon and Ors. Vs. Home Secretary, State of Bihar, Patna-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1979 SC 1369.
  40. Cr.P.C Section 167(2) Period is 60 days for Section386 IPC as punishment does not exceed 10 years- Rajeev Chaudhary vs. State (N.C.T.) of Delhi-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2001 SC 2369.
  41. Cr.P.C Section 167(2) Period is 90 days for Section 304B IPC-Bhupinder Singh & Ors vs. Jarnail Singh & Anr – Supreme Court-Appeal (crl.) 757 of 2006-Decided on 13 July 2006.
  42. Cr.P.C Section 167(2) Sanction is not part of investigation Magistrate cannot refuse charge sheet-Palanisamy @ Palani Vs. State rep. by Inspector of Police-Equivalent Citation-2003-1-LW (Crl) 239 .
  43. Cr.P.C Section 167(2) When Charge sheet is filed and Sanction awaited Hence no bail-Suresh Kumar Bhikamchand Jain Vs. State of Maharashtra and Anr -Equivalent Citation-(2013) 3 SCC 77.

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