Giving criminal colour to civil disputes for quick relief is abuse of law: Supreme Court

The Court reiterated that criminal complaints cannot be used as a means to harass a party or to seek quick relief in civil disputes.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reiterated that cloaking a civil dispute with a criminal nature in a bid to get quicker relief is an abuse of the process of law which must be discouraged. (Mitesh Kumar J Sha v The State of Karnataka and ors)

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