Category Archives: Criminal Procedure

The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 is the procedural law providing the machinery for punishment of offenders under substantive criminal law.

Report of Police Officer on completion of an investigation. Discuss

Question: Report of Police Officer on completion of an investigation. Discuss [UPHJS 2018] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [Report of Police Officer on completion of an investigation. Discuss] Answer As per section 2(r) of CrPC, the expression “police report” has been defined under the Code of Criminal Procedure as meaning a report forwarded by……...

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What is Police Diary? State its object.

Question: What is Police Diary? State its object. [UPAPO 2002] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [What is Police Diary? State its object.] Answer Section 172 of Cr.P.C lays down provisions regarding the diary of proceedings in the investigation. Sub-section (1) of the code states that “Every police officer making an investigation under this Chapter……...

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On 23.03.1988 the accused was arrested by the police for an offence under Section 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, having been found to be in possession of One Kg. of heroin valuing at rupees one crore in the International Market. The charge sheet having not been filed within the prescribed period of 90 days, the Magistrate enlarged the accused on bail…. Decide.

Question: On 23.03.1988 the accused was arrested by the police for an offence under Section 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, having been found to be in possession of One Kg. of heroin valuing at rupees one crore in the International Market. The charge sheet having not been filed within the prescribed period of 90……...

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A, an accused is aggrieved by the order passed under Section 167(5), not to stop further investigation even when the investigation was not concluded within six months from the date on which he was arrested… Can the Sessions Judge entertain the petition filed by A?

Question: A, an accused is aggrieved by the order passed under Section 167(5), not to stop further investigation even when the investigation was not concluded within six months from the date on which he was arrested. Being aggrieved by the order of the magistrate, he (A) does not file any application before the Magistrate and directly files an……...

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During his cross-examination by the defence, a prosecution witness admits (i) that he had signed his statement recorded under Section 161 Cr. P.C., and; (ii) that his said statement was read over to him by the Police Officer outside the courtroom before he entered the witness-box… Decide

Question: During his cross-examination by the defence, a prosecution witness admits (i) that he had signed his statement recorded under Section 161 Cr. P.C., and; (ii) that his said statement was read over to him by the Police Officer outside the courtroom before he entered the witness box. It is contended by the defence that the entire testimony……...

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What do you understand by the confession? Discuss the law relating to confessions. At what stage can such confession be recorded?

Question: What do you understand by the confession? Discuss the law relating to confessions. At what stage can such confession be recorded? Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [What do you understand by the confession? Discuss the law relating to confessions. At what stage can such confession be recorded?] Answer According to Sir James……...

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Write a short note on Statements recorded under Sections 161 and 164 Cr.P.C.

Question: Write a short note on Statements recorded under Sections 161 and 164 Cr.P.C. [DJS 2008] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [Write a short note on Statements recorded under Sections 161 and 164 Cr.P.C.] Answer Section 161 of the Code titled “Examination of Witness by Police” empowers the police officers to record any……...

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A commits an offence in Agra but makes a confession before the Judicial Magistrate, Jaipur, who has no power to try the case. Is the confession valid, if it is recorded by the Magistrate after following the procedure, laid down in Section 164, Cr.P.C?

Question: A commits an offence in Agra but makes a confession before the Judicial Magistrate, Jaipur, who has no power to try the case. Is the confession valid, if it is recorded by the Magistrate after following the procedure, laid down in Section 164, Cr.P.C? [UPCJ 1984, UPHJS 1982, BIHAR J 1979, MPJ 2009] Find the answer to the……...

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A, an accused makes a confession before the Metropolitan Magistrate, Delhi during an investigation under Section 164 Cr. P.C. but he does not sign the confessional statement. Is the confession recorded under Section 164, Cr. P.C. valid

Question: A, an accused makes a confession before the Metropolitan Magistrate, Delhi during an investigation under Section 164 Cr. P.C. but he does not sign the confessional statement recorded by the Magistrate. Is the confession recorded under Section 164, Cr. P.C. valid? Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [A, an accused makes a confession before……...

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Validity of an FIR | A is murdered by B. The F.I.R. is lodged by C (father of A) against B on the basis of information received by some of the villagers who witnessed the occurrence. The occurrence was not personally seen by C, the informant. Is the F.I.R. valid?

Question: Validity of an FIR | A is murdered by B. The F.I.R. is lodged by C (father of A) against B on the basis of information received by some of the villagers who witnessed the occurrence. The occurrence was not personally seen by C, the informant. Is the F.I.R. valid? Give reasons in support of your answer….…...

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