Bombay High Court invokes presumption of guilt under Section 22 MCOCA, refuses to quash FIR against businessman

The order came in a plea challenging the sanction granted Section 23(1) of MCOCA for the Court to take cognisance of and for the investigating agency to probe the offence under MCOCA.
Bombay High Court invokes presumption of guilt under Section 22 MCOCA, refuses to quash FIR against businessman
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court recently invoked presumption of guilt under Section 22(2) of Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) while refusing to quash a first information report (FIR) against a businessman accused of being a part of a crime syndicate and committing extortion by giving threats of murder [Hemant Dhirajlal Banker v. State of Maharashtra & anr].

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