Preliminary Enquiry by CBI not mandatory in every corruption case against public servants: Supreme Court

If the information received discloses the commission of a cognizable offence at the outset, no preliminary enquiry would be required, the Court ruled.
Preliminary Enquiry by CBI not mandatory in every corruption case against public servants: Supreme Court
Justices Chandrachud, Vikram Nath & Nagarathna

The Supreme Court on Friday held that a preliminary enquiry (PE) is not mandatory in every corruption case against public servant, for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to register a first information report (FIR) in such cases (Central Bureau of Investigation vs. Thommandru Hannah Vijayalakshmi @ T. H. Vijayalakshmi)

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