Kerala High Court directs State to sensitize executive magistrates dealing with inquests into suspicious deaths

Justice K Babu agreed with the contention that the family of the victims, in such cases, ought not to be kept in the dark about the outcome of inquests and, therefore, issued appropriate directions.
Justice K Babu and Kerala HC
Justice K Babu and Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court recently directed the State government to ensure that Executive Magistrates dealing with inquiries into suspicious deaths under Sections 174 to 176 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) are appropriately sensitised. [K Krishnan v State of Kerala]

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