Apex Law Journal
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Neha Goel, Advocate

Advisory Board

S.C. Khunger, Advocate

Rohit Bansal, Advocate

Varinder Singh Kanwar, Advocate

Hittan Nehra, Advocate

Judgments on Investigation

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Investigation — In order to find out whether the death of deceased was suicidal or homicidal, investigation could be done only after registration of an FIR.


Investigation — The direction to conduct investigation requires registration of an FIR preceding investigation.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Investigation — A defect or irregularity in investigation however serious, has no direct bearing on the competence or procedure relating to cognizance or trial.


Investigation — Whether an oral direction to an officer to conduct investigation could meet the requirement of law? — Held, where the oral approval is obtained from the competent officer concerned, it will be sufficient to legalise the further action — Kalpnath Rai v. State (Through CBI), AIR 1998 SC 201 relied — Contrary view taken by two Judge Bench of this Court in State Inspector of Police, Vishakhapatnam v. Surya Sankaram Karri, (2006) 7 SCC 172 without taking note of the earlier two-Judge Bench judgment in Kalpnath Rai’s case technically speaking can be held to be per incuriam — Constitution of India, 1950, Article 141.

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