Enquiry by Magistrate under Section 202 CrPC and Issuance of Process: What Supreme Court heldMay 13 2019
It is obligatory upon the Magistrate under Section 202 of Code of Criminal Procedure that before summoning the accused residing beyond its jurisdiction, he shall enquire into the case himself or direct the investigation to be made by a police officer or such other person as he thinks fit for finding out whether or not there is sufficient ground for proceeding against the accused.
The purpose of the enquiry under Section 202 CrPC is to determine whether a prima facie case is made out and whether there is sufficient . . .
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