Accused can be given copy of Seizure Mahazar since it is a public document: Kerala High Court

"Once the seizure mahazar is prepared and sent to the court, it is a public document. There is no bar in issuing a certified copy of the seizure mahazar to an accused," the Court said.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently held that there is no bar on issuing a copy of a seizure mahazar (a seizure memo) to an accused person since it becomes a public document once it is prepared and sent to court [Shibu J v. State of Kerala].

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