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JM (JM)     12 June 2013

Panchas and criminal defamation

A false 498a case against a relative has been quashed by the High Court at the FIR stage with adverse remarks against the complainant. 2 panchas corroborated a false incident which the High Court has strongly come down upon. They have signed a panchnama which is part of the chargesheet and are close relatives of the complainant.


Can the panchas be included as accused in a criminal defamation case that the relative plans to file?



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Shonee Kapoor (Legal Evangelist - TRIPAKSHA)     19 June 2013

If what you say is correct and is so mentioned in HC order, prima facie case can be established against the Panchas.

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