Supreme Court might register suo motu case to examine proposal to have 'investigative magistrates' to assist police, aid evidence collection

Senior Advocate R Basant cautioned the Supreme Court bench that the proposal of having magistrates who assist the police "could threaten the independence of judiciary."
Supreme Court might register suo motu case to examine proposal to have 'investigative magistrates' to assist police, aid evidence collection
Nageswara Rao, CJI Bobde, Ravindra Bhat

Chief Justice of India (CJI), SA Bobde on Wednesday proposed an idea wherein a distinct category of magistrates could assist the police in investigation of crime and aid in collection of evidence.

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