Criminal prosecution can be initiated or continued even after exoneration in departmental proceedings: Kerala High Court

"Criminal prosecution against an accused can very well be initiated or continued, notwithstanding his exoneration on the identical charge in the departmental proceedings," the Court held.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently held that held that exoneration in departmental proceedings does not automatically terminate criminal proceedings against an accused on identical charges [Sajan T Sunny v. State of Kerala]

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