[MCOCA] Those helping organised group before or after offence considered part of crime syndicate: Bombay High Court

A Bench of Justices Prasanna Varale and Shreeram Modak was hearing a plea by an accused who sought quashing of MCOCA charges on the ground that he was not present at the spot of incident.
Justices Prasanna Varale, SM Modak and Bombay High Court
Justices Prasanna Varale, SM Modak and Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court in a recent order said that offences under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) are different from the regular crimes and any person helping an organised group either before or after an offence is committed would be considered as having been a member of the crime syndicate [Rajendra Patole vs State of Maharashtra].

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