Particulars as to time, place and person and when manner of committing offence must be stated are defined under Section 212 and 213 of CRPC 1973. Provisions under this section is:
Section 212 of CRPC "Particulars as to time, place and person"
(1) The charge shall contain such particulars as
to the time and place of the alleged offence, and
the person (if any) against whom, or the thing (if
any) in respect of which, it was committed, as are
reasonably sufficient to give the accused notice of
the matter with which he is charged.
(2) When the accused is charged with criminal breach of trust or dishonest misappropriation of money or other movable property, it shall be sufficient to specify the gross sum or, as the case may be, describe the movable property in respect of which the offence is alleged to have been committed, and the dates between which the offence is alleged to have been committed, without specifying particular items or exact dates, and the charge so framed shall be deemed to be a charge of one offence within the meaning of section 219:
Provided that the time included between the first and last of such dates shall not exceed one year.
Section 213 of CRPC "When manner of committing offence must be stated"
When the nature of the case is such that the
particulars mentioned in sections 211 and 212 do not
give the accused sufficient notice of the matter
with which he is charged, the charge shall also
contain such particulars of the manner in which the
alleged offence was committed as will be sufficient
for that purpose.
(a) A is accused of the theft of a certain article at a certain time and place. The charge need not set out the manner in which the theft was effected.
(b) A is accused of cheating B at a given time and place. The charge must set out the manner in which A cheated B.
(c) A is accused of giving false evidence at a given time and place. The charge must set out that portion of the evidence given by A which is alleged to be false.
(d) A is accused of obstructing B, a public servant, in the discharge of his public functions at a given time and place. The charge must set out the manner in which A obstructed B in the discharge of his functions.
(e) A is accused of the murder B at a given time and place. The charge need not state the manner in which A murdered B.
(f) A is accused of disobeying a direction of the law with intent to save B from punishment. The charge must set out the disobedience charged and the law infringed.
CHARGE - FORM OF CHARGES
Words in charge taken in sense of law under which offence is punishable, What are the Effect of errors, What is the meaning of Court may alter charge? What is Recall of witnesses when charge altered? Section 214, 215, 216 and 217 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
JOINDER OF CHARGES