Use of violence not always an essential condition to invoke MCOCA: Supreme Court

The top court also said that there could be advantage to a person committing a crime which may not be directly leading to pecuniary advantage but could be of getting a strong hold or supremacy in the society.
Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Aniruddha Bose with Supreme Court
Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Aniruddha Bose with Supreme Court

Actual use of violence is not always a sine qua non (essential condition) for invoking provisions of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA), the Supreme Court held last week [Abhishek vs State of Maharashtra].

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