Arrest is not a must whenever an F.I.R. of a cognizable offence is lodged.

Amarawati And Anr. vs State Of U.P

Allahabad HC


2005 (1) AWC 416, 2005 CriLJ 755, (2005) 1 UPLBEC 155

About/from the judgment:

  1. Hierarchy of laws
  2. Arrest is not a must whenever an F.I.R. of a cognizable offence is lodged.
  3. Any application for bail under Section 437 CrPC should ordinarily be decided by the Magistrate the same day, except in rare cases where reasons shall be recorded.


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