Additional Accused cannot be summoned under Section 319 CrPC without strong evidence, Supreme CourtMarch 15 2019
The Supreme Court on Thursday held that mere disclosure of names of persons by a witness does not make for strong and cogent evidence to make the persons stand trial under Section 319 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).
In the judgment rendered by a Bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Hemant Gupta, the Court held,
“The additional accused cannot be summoned under Section 319 of the Code in casual and cavalier manner in . . .
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