Magistrate can order further investigation under Section 156 (3) CrPC in post-cognizance stage, Supreme Court

Magistrate can order further investigation under Section 156 (3) CrPC in post-cognizance stage, Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has clarified that a Magistrate has powers to order further investigation in a criminal case even after it has taken cognizance and issued summons in the matter based on the police chargesheet.

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