Persons not named as accused cannot seek quashing of case against other persons: Supreme Court

A Bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar and CT Ravikumar observed that if the petitioners have not been named as accused in the FIR, the question of quashing the FIR at their instance does not arise.
Justices AM Khanwilkar and CT Ravikumar
Justices AM Khanwilkar and CT Ravikumar

The Supreme Court recently observed that persons who have not been named as accused in a case do not have the locus to seek quashing of proceedings concerning other persons [Hukum Chand Garg and Another v. State of Uttar Pradesh and Others].

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