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.
Once superior officer orders closure of case, officer inferior in rank cannot flout order, direct re-investigation: 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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