Summons how served? Section 62 of CRPC. What are the modes
of serving summon as per Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Section 62 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 has provision
related to serving of Summon. The mode and procedure for serving
As per Section 62 (1) Every summons shall be served by a
police officer, or subject to such rules as the State Government
may make in this behalf, by an officer of the court issuing it
or other public servant.
(2) The summons shall, if practicable, be served personally on
the person summoned, by delivering or tendering to him one of
the duplicates of the summons.
(3) Every person on whom a summons is so served shall, if so
required by the serving officer, sign a receipt there for on the
back of the other duplicate.