Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

Vishwadini Pandey v. State of Chhattisgarh

Penal Code, 1860 – Ss. 153A, 295A, 505(2) 188 – Quashing of FIR – Accused in her Facebook ID, posted objectionable material because of which, religious sentiments of complainant have been hurt – it was not the original written post by the accused – From perusal for the FIR, it is crystal clear that the said post is already in public domain and lot of news channels were also broadcasting the same – FIR is liable to be quashed. 2021 Cri. L.J. 3894

P.K. Maipak Rongmei v. Jonathan Pamei

  • Manipur

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1974 – Transfer the investigation of the criminal case under Section 147, 149, 447, 153(A), 322 r/w. 34 IPC to a well qualified senior investigating officer – the writ petition has been disposed of by the learned Single Judge without giving an opportunity to the private respondents – the learned Single Judge only directed the Director General of Police to consider the memorandum or to direct the Superintendent of Police to inquire and deal with the same, such a direction would not cause any prejudice to the appellants – No infirmity in the order of the learned Single Judge and the writ appeal therefore fails. 2021 Cri.LJ 4892

Cheminova v. State of Punjab

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 – Ss. 468 & 469 – the complaint filed is barred by limitation and allowing the proceedings to go on, on such complaint, which is ex facie barred by limitation is nothing but amounts to abuse of process of law. AIR 2021 SC 3701 : 2021 (9) SCALE 83 : 2021 (9) SCALE 88