Legal Question in Criminal Law in India

Res. sir,

3 criminal complaints are pending against one accused. In one case , accused jumped the bail and didnot appeared on the date of judgement.

Accused appeared in other two complaint cases fixed on different date . On such date, magistrate took him in judicial custody in the case in which accused jumped the bail and didnot appeared on date of judgement.

My question is:- whether magistrate has power to arrest the accused suo motto without any intimation by compalinant?

Pls its urgent.

thanking u in anticipation.

Asked on 8/13/13, 8:34 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Sudershan Goel Sudershan Goel - Advocate, International Visiting Scholar, USA [2008-10]

Yes. The magistrate's action is not wrong. You may apply for bail.

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Answered on 8/13/13, 10:19 am

KarVai Legal Solutions Rajiv Gupta 9811284735 Ch.No: 359, Western Wing, Tis Hazari, Delhi

Once the bail is jumped, it becomes a matter between the accused and the court. The complainant has no locus to oppose or support such move.

Adv Rajiv

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Answered on 8/13/13, 11:26 pm

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