Translated copy of chargesheet need to be supplied only if both accused and advocate not conversant with language used: Supreme Court

Pertinently, the Court said that filing of chargesheet in a language which the accused does not understand, will not be a ground to claim default bail.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court recently observed that there is no specific provision in the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) requiring the investigating agency to file a chargesheet under Section 173 in the language of the court determined under Section 272 of the CrPC [Central Bureau of Investigation versus Narottam Dhakad & Anr].

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