Filing Criminal Complaint for settling Civil Dispute is abuse of process of law, Supreme Court

Shruti Mahajan August 8 2019
constitution bench

Initiating criminal proceedings and filing a criminal complaint for settling a civil dispute is nothing but an abuse of the process of law, the Supreme Court held today.

The judgment was passed by a Bench of Justices Arun MishraS Abdul Nazeer and MR Shah in an appeal against a verdict of the Delhi High Court.

The Supreme Court set aside the High Court judgment which had passed certain directions relating to registration of a First Information . . .

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