(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 therefor on the back of the other duplicate.
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?