2020[3] APHC -Road show during the election campaign

Road show during the election campaign -under Sections 188 and 283 of IPC.= under Section 195(1)(a) of Cr.P.C. in order to prosecute any person for the offence punishable under Section 188 of IPC, the complaint has to be in writing by the public servant who promulgated the order or by a person who is administratively subordinate to him, and the said procedure contemplated under Section 195(1)(a) of Cr.P.C. is mandatory and there was no such complaint by the Officer, who has promulgated the said order or by a person who is administratively subordinate to him. – hence quashed