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May 22 2021
UPDATE | POWER TO BE EXERCISED SPARINGLY BY HIGH COURTS
By Link Legal - dated 22nd May 2021

Read the latest update authored by our Partner, Ravi Charan discussing the recent judgement of Hon’ble Supreme Court on exercise of powers under Section 482 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (“CrPC”).

The present ruling brings to fore the central tussle in adjudging a petition under Section 482 of the CrPC – the statutory duty and rights of the investigating agencies to duly investigate the allegations in the FIR/complaints pertaining to a cognizable offence as well as the rights of genuine parties on the one hand, and the rights of the accused in criminal proceedings that threaten to abuse the process of law on the other hand..."

Read the full update here.

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