What is Information in cognizable cases? What is Information as to non-cognizable cases and investigation of such cases? Section 154 and 155 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Information in cognizable cases Information as to non-cognizable cases and investigation of such cases are defined under Section 154 and 155 of CRPC 1973. Provisions under these sections are:
Section 154 of CRPC "Information in cognizable cases"
(1) Every information
relating to the commission of a cognizable offence, if given orally
to an officer in charge of a police station, shall be reduced to
writing by him or under his direction, and be read over to the
informant; and every such information, whether given in writing or
reduced to writing as aforesaid, shall be signed by the person
giving it, and the substance thereof shall be entered in a book to
be kept by such officer in such form as the State Government may
prescribe in this behalf.
(3) Any person aggrieved by a refusal on the part of an officer in charge of a police station to record the information referred to in sub-section (1) may send the substance of such information, in writing and by post, to the Superintendent of Police concerned who, if satisfied that such information discloses the commission of a cognizable offence, shall either investigate the case himself or direct an investigation to be made by any police officer subordinate to him, in the manner provided by this Code, and such officer shall have all the powers of an officer in charge of the police station in relation to that offence.
Section 155 of CRPC
"Information as to non-cognizable cases and investigation of
INFORMATION TO THE POLICE AND THEIR POWERS TO INVESTIGATE
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