Definition of Complaint


Define a Complaint. Can anybody post a standard format of criminal complaint?

 
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Lawyer

Please give more details ... like complaint under what sections or for what offence.

 
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ADVOCATE

As per definition of IPC, 'commission or ommission to do any (legal) act' is an offence.

 
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Student

Complaint — There is no particular format of a complaint — Petition addressed to the magistrate, containing allegation that an offence has been committed and ending with prayer that the culprits be suitably dealt with, is a complaint.

Mohd. Yousuf v. Smt. Afaq Jahan and Anr AIR 2006 SC 705

 
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(d) "complaint" means any allegation made orally or in writing to a Magistrate, with a view to his taking action under this Code, that some person, whether known or unknown, has committed an offence, but does not include a police report. Explanation.-A report made by a police officer in a case which discloses, after investigation, the commission of a non-cognizable offence shall be deemed to be a complaint; and the police officer by whom such report is made shall be deemed to be the complainant;

Vijay

 
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legal practitioner

Cr.P.C. Section 2(d) "complaint" means any allegation made orally or in writing to a Magistrate, with a view to his taking action under this Code, that some person, whether known or unknown, has committed an offence, but does not include a police report. Explanation.-A report made by a police officer in a case which discloses, after investigation, the commission of a non-cognizable offence shall be deemed to be a complaint; and the police officer by whom such report is made shall be deemed to be the complainant

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            Judicial Magistrate (First Class)

                     ( Name of the city}

 

Criminal Case No........./2010

Complainant:-

Mr. A    s/o     Mr B     By Caste.... C       Age.....E        R/O......... xyz

                                         versus

Accused:-

Mr X       S/O  Mr Y      By Caste....          Age.....          R/O......... xyz

 

                COMPLAINT UNDER SECTION 190 CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

Sir, Most respectfully submits as under,

1. That, (.....complete story....... should be written...........)

2. that, I went to police station to lodge the First Information Report but they refused to register my FIR. Thats  why this compalint is presented before this court.

3. Kindly strong action be taken against the accused X.

 

           DATE                                                                                              COMPLAINANT

 
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