Supreme Court allows proceedings against non-signatory to dishonoured cheque but keeps question of law open

The case raised a question of if a non-signatory to a dishonoured cheque can be prosecuted for being a joint account holder. The Court dismissed a plea by one such holder, although the question of law remains undecided.
Cheque Bouncing
Cheque Bouncing

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed proceedings to continue against a non-signatory to a dishonoured cheque after noting that the Court could not decide on the contention that such proceedings were not legally valid in a plea to quash the case. [V Samhidha v. KS Senathypathy]

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