Once superior officer orders closure of case, officer inferior in rank cannot flout order, direct re-investigation: Jammu & Kashmir High Court

That would amount to abuse of process of law and also smack of insubordination, the Court ruled.
Jammu & Kashmir High Court
Jammu & Kashmir High Court

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court recently ruled that once a superior officer of police has approved the closure of a case as 'Not Admitted', it is not open to an officer who is inferior in rank to flout the order of the superior and direct re-investigation in the case (Ajeet Chopra V/s Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and others).

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