[Section 138 NI Act] Accused can be summoned on the basis of affidavit by complainant: Allahabad High Court

The Court held that for summoning an accused under Section 138, there is no need to record statements under Sections 200 and 202 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court recently observed that in a complaint under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments (NI) Act 1881, an accused can be summoned on the basis of an affidavit by the complainant. [Virendra Kumar Sharma v. State of Uttar Pradesh and Another]

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