[COVID-19] Examination of accused under Section 313 CrPC to be recorded via video conferencing: Karnataka HC

[COVID-19] Examination of accused under Section 313 CrPC to be recorded via video conferencing: Karnataka HC

In a bid to reduce the physical presence of persons in court precincts, the Karnataka High Court yesterday held that recording the examination of an accused under Section 313 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) shall be done via video conferencing.

The order was passed in a suo motu PIL registered by the Karnataka High Court seeking to address the various legal and technical issues posed by the COVID-19 pandemic that may arise before the district and trial courts from June 1.

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