Section 156 (3) Cr.P.C.; HDFC Securities Ltd. Vs. State of Maharashtra [Supreme Court of India, 09-12-2016]

Order under Section 156(3) of Cr.P.C. requiring investigation by the police, cannot be said to have caused an injury of irreparable nature which requires quashing of the investigation.

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Section 420 IPC; Gurjeet Singh Vs. M/s. United Project Construction Ltd. [Madhya Pradesh High Court, 01-12-2016]

Penal Code, 1860 – S. 420 – Dishonest or Criminal Intention of Cheating – the criminal complaint filed against the petitioner is an attempt to convert a civil dispute into a criminal case in order to pressurize the petitioners to pay the amount claimed by the respondent-company towards construction work which clearly amounts to abuse and misuse of…

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