Important Judgments on Cr.P.C Section 168 to 188
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Cr.P.C Section169 report before Magistrate is not tenable-Mohd. Rafique Vs. State of Maharashtra-Equivalent Citation-2013 BomCR (Cri) 251.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 .
- 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.
- Cr.P.C Section173(8) Magistrate has jurisdiction to direct further investigation- Chandra Babu Vs State and Ors-Equivalent Citation- (2015) 8 SCC 774.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 .
- 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.
- 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.
- 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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