Victim has Right to Appeal under Proviso to Section 372 CrPC against acquittal of accused, Supreme Court

Murali Krishnan July 11 2019
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The Supreme Court has reaffirmed that a victim of a crime has the right to appeal under the Proviso to Section 372 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) against the acquittal of the accused. Such an appeal has to be treated like a regular appeal and no leave has to be sought in such a situation.

A Bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and KM Joseph passed this order in an appeal against an order of Allahabad High Court.

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