Magistrates have to apply mind, record reasons while rejecting B summary report filed by Police: Karnataka High Court

The Court said that when a Magistrate does not accept closure report but only accepts the version of the complainant and issues summons setting the criminal trial in motion, he has to give reasons for such a decision.
Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court recently held that magistrates have to record reasons and apply their mind while rejecting a 'B' summary report (closure report) filed by the police [Nagaraj Rao C.H. v. State By Its S.P.P. Bangalore]

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