Magistrate cannot take cognizance of charge sheet filed by Central Crime Branch unless State govt declares it as 'police station': Karnataka HC

Unless such a declaration is made, the CCB officer cannot be considered as an officer in-charge under the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), a Bench of Justice BA Patil ruled.

The Karnataka High Court recently held that a Magistrate court cannot take cognizance of a charge sheet filed by an officer of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) unless the State government declares the CCB as a police station.

Want to read the full story?

We’re glad you’re enjoying this story. Subscribe to any of our plans to continue reading the story.

Already have an account? Sign In

Related Stories

No stories found.
Bar and Bench - Indian Legal news