Rajasthan High Court larger bench to decide whether Head Constable can probe cognizable offences

A single-judge of the High Court referred the matter to the Chief Justice for a decision by a larger bench. The judge disagreed with a ruling given by a co-ordinate bench in 1998.

A single-judge of the Rajasthan High Court recently observed that a Head Constable is not empowered to conduct investigation into criminal cases involving cognizable offences. [Bharat Kumar vs. State of Rajasthan]

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