As per Section 64 of CRPC Where the person summoned cannot,
by the exercise of due diligence be found, the summons may be
served by leaving one of the duplicates for him with some adult
male member of his family residing with him, and the person with
whom the summons is so left shall, if so required by the serving
officer, sign a receipt therefore on the back of the other
Explanation :- A servant is not a member of the family within the meaning of this section.
How to serve Summons when persons to be summoned cannot be found? Section 64 of CRPC. Solutions when summons cannot be served due to the absence of persons to be summoned as per Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Section 65, 66, 67, 68 and 69 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What are the Procedures when service cannot be effected as before provided? How to serve summon on Government? How to serve summon outside local limits? What is Proof of service in such cases and when serving officer not present? How to service summon to witness by post?