Important Judgments on Cr.P.C Section 168 to 188

Important Judgments on Cr.P.C Section 168 to 188

Important Judgments on Cr.P.C Section 168 to 188

  1. Magistrate cannot direct police to file charge sheet- Cr.P.C Section 169 and 173- Abhinandan Jha and Ors. Vs. Dinesh Mishra-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1968 SC 117.
  2. Cr.P.C Section 169 application before magistrate is not tenable- GUJARAT HIGH COURT-Rameshbhai Jagjivan Vora Authorised Signatory of Gaekwad Vs. State of Gujarat and Ors.-Equivalent Citation-2010 GLH (2) 588.
  3. Cr.P.C Section169 Magistrate does not come in picture under this section- Mohd. Rafique Abdul Rahman Vs. State of Maharashtra-Equivalent Citation-2013 Bom.C.R. (Cri) 251.
  4. Cr.P.C Section169 report before Magistrate is not tenable-Mohd. Rafique Vs. State of Maharashtra-Equivalent Citation-2013 BomCR (Cri) 251.
  5. Report is report of action taken by Investigation Officer and not final report – Cr.P.C Section 169- Maroti Vs. The State of Maharashtra– Decided on 04.02.2015- Criminal Revision Application No. 205 Of 2002- Equivalent Citation-(2015) 4 Bom CR (Cri) 504.
  6. Report received regarding some accused. Court can direct investigation under Section 156(3)- Cr.P.C Section169-Kedar Narayan Parida & Ors vs. State Of Orissa & Anr-Equivalent Citation-(2009) 9 SCC 538.
  7. A plaint by sub- inspector of RPF is a complaint and not a charge sheet- Cr.P.C Section 173 and 2(d)-The State of Bihar Vs. Chandra Bhushan Singh & Ors.-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2001 SC 429.
  8. Court was not justified in accepting final report without notice to the informant- Cr.P.C Section 173-Union Public Service Commission Vs. S. Papaiah and others-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1997 SC 3876.
  9. Electronic charge sheet –Supreme Court directed to supply copy of charge sheet in electronic form additionally- Cr.P.C Section173- Thana Singh Vs. Central Bureau of Narcotics-Equivalent Citation- (2013) 2 SCC 590.
  10. Cr.P.C Section 173(2)(i) Magistrate to issue Notice to the informant if not taking cognizance-Jakia Nasim Ahesan & Anr. Vs. State Of Gujarat-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2012 SC 243.
  11. Cr.P.C Section 173(8) (2 Judges Bench held) Magistrates prior permission is not required for further investigation-Reinvestigation is distinct-Rama Chaudhary Vs. State of Bihar-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2009 SC 2308.
  12. Cr.P.C Section 173(8) Accused directed to appear for interrogation without being arrested-Mithabhai Pashabhai Patel and ors. Vs. State of Gujarat-Equivalent Citation- (2009) 6 SCC 332.
  13. Cr.P.C Section 173(8) Accused subsequently arrested Magistrate has discretion to try together or separately-State through C.B.I. Vs. Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar and others-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1997 SC 2494.
  14. Cr.P.C Section 173(8) can be triggered by Magistrate-Hemant Dhasmane vs. Central Bureau of Investigation and anr.-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2001 SC 2721.
  15. Cr.P.C Section173(8) Permits further investigation, and even dehors any direction from the Court as such-Hasanbhai Valibhai Qureshi Vs. State of Gujarat and Ors.-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2004 SC 2078.
  16. Cr.P.C Section 173(8) Police has power to further investigate but to inform and seek formal permission of Magistrate-Ram Lal Narang Vs. State (Delhi Administration) -Equivalent Citation-AIR 1979 SC 1791 .
  17. Cr.P.C Section 173(8) Police should inform the Magistrate and seek formal permission-Sri Bhagwan Samardha Sreepada Vallabha Venkata Vishwandadha Maharaj Vs. State of Andhra Pradesh & Ors-Equivalent Citation- AIR 1999 SC 2332.
  18. Cr.P.C Section173(8) Magistrate has jurisdiction to direct further investigation- Chandra Babu Vs State and Ors-Equivalent Citation- (2015) 8 SCC 774.
  19. Cr.P.C Section177, 178 and 181 Objection of jurisdiction to be raised before summoning Court-Krishna Kumar Variar Vs. Share Shoppe-Equivalent Citation-(2010) 12 SCC 485.
  20. Cr.P.C Section 177 does not govern Section 223(d) Court can try offences committed in same course of transaction in other jurisdiction-State of Andhra Pradesh Vs. Cheemalapati Ganeswara Rao and Anr-Equivalent Citation- AIR 1963 SC 1850.
  21. Cr.P.C Section 177 does not govern Section 223(d) Court can try offences committed in same course of transaction in other jurisdiction-State of Maharashtra Vs. Anjanabai-Equivalent Citation-1997 CriLJ 2309.
  22. Cr.P.C Section 177 Ill-treatment took at husbands place No part of offence at her parents place, Hence complaint returned-Y. Abraham Ajith and Ors. Vs. Inspector of Police, Chennai and Anr.-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2004 SC 4286.
  23. If the offence took beyond jurisdiction, the Magistrate should summon accused and then transfer-Cr.P.C Section 187- Minguelin Lobo Vs. Smt. Archana Sawant-Equivalent Citation- MANU-MH-1302-2004 .
  24. Power of any Magistrate of the First Class to take cognizance of the offence is not impaired by territorial restrictions- Cr.P.C Section187-Trisuns Chemical Industry Vs. Rajesh Agarwal and others-Equivalent Citation- AIR 1999 SC 3499.
  25. Power to take cognizance of the offence is not impaired by territorial restrictions- Cr.P.C Section 187-Trisuns Chemical Industry Vs. Rajesh Agarwal and others-Equivalent Citation-AIR 1999 SC 3499.
  26. Convenience of the Victim is important- Cr.P.C Section 188-Musaraf Hossain KhanVs. Bhageeratha Engg. Ltd. and Ors.-Equivalent Citation-AIR 2006 SC 1288.

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