PREM SAGAR MANOCHA Vs. STATE (NCT OF DELHI)
LAWS(SC)-2016-1-18
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA (FROM: DELHI)
Decided on January 06,2016

Prem Sagar Manocha Appellant
VERSUS
STATE (NCT OF DELHI) Respondents

JUDGEMENT

- (1.) Leave granted.
(2.) Appellant is aggrieved by the proceedings initiated by the High Court of Delhi against him under Section 340 of The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (hereinafter referred to as 'CrPC') which culminated in the impugned order dated 22.05.2013 whereby the High Court directed its Registrar General to file a complaint against the respondent. REPORTABLE SHORT FACTS:
(3.) In connection with the investigation of F.I.R. No. 287 of 1999 registered at Police Station, Mehrauli (Jessica Lal Murder Case), the Police sought an expert opinion from the State Forensic Science Laboratory, Rajasthan by letter dated 19.01.2000. The expert opinion was in respect of the following three questions: "1. Please examine and opine the bore of the two empty cartridges present in the sealed parcel. 2. Please opine whether these two empty cartridges have been fired from a pistol or a revolver. 3. Whether both the empty cartridges have been fired from the same firearm or otherwise.";


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