HIGH COURT OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR
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(1.) MRS . Surinder Kour, learned counsel for the petitioner, seeks quashing of proceedings in case titled State v. Chain Singh, pending disposal
before learned Additional Sessions Judge, Doda, under Section 471 R.P.C
on a short submission that the registration of F.I.R No. 13/2000 and its
investigation by Crime Branch is illegal because Crime Branch of the
State Police can register and investigate only those cases which are
covered by Government Notification dated June 3, 1999.
(2.) MRS . Kour places reliance on a Division Bench judgment of this Court dated August 28, 2002 in Cr. Revision Nos. 78/1998 & 10/1999.
(3.) SH . A. S. Dogra, learned Dy. Advocate General for the respondent, submits in reply that the notification dated June 3, 1999,
covers the case in hand. FIR and investigation cannot be quashed, argues
I have considered the submissions of the learned counsel for the parties.
Petitioner Chain Singh is a teacher; hence a Public Servant under
Section 21 of the Ranbir Penal Code.
Item 23 of Annexure to SRO 202 dated 3.6.1999 reads as under: -
"23. Cognizable offences committed by or relating to public
This annexure contains list of those cases which may be registered
and investigated by the Crime Branch.;
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