Case against chargesheeted accused cannot be quashed merely because other suspects not chargesheeted: Supreme Court

The Court said that during the trial, if it is found that other accused persons who committed the offence are not charge-sheeted, the Court may array those persons as accused in exercise of powers under Section 319 CrPC.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that chargesheet filed against accused persons after a thorough investigation cannot be quashed merely on the ground that other persons who might have committed the offence have not been arrayed as accused or charge-sheeted [M/S Suvarna Cooperative Bank Ltd. v. State of Karnataka and Another].

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