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HOW TO HANDLE YOUR CRIMINAL CASE?
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What is the procedure of a Criminal Proceedings?
Stage 1, to proceed the Criminal case, the victim has to file a complaint to the police officer, the
person whom against the complaint is filed is called a suspect or the accused. If the police officer
refuses to file an FIR, then the victim can write an application under section 156(3) of CrPC before
Stage 2, is to identify if the case is bailable or not, this allows the accused to get bail for some
time with certain limitations. If the case is not bailable then the police are required to restrain the
accused or can take the accused to custody for the interrogation.
Stage 3, as the offences are said in the Indian Penal Code, the police are obliged to examine the
crime and collect the evidence related to the crime. This leads to the filing of the charge sheet
according to the collected evidence.
Stage 4, after the procedure of police the case is presented in front of the magistrate or the judge
according to the case. The accused is required to appear before the court on every day of the
Stage 5, hearing of the case in front of the judge involves the framing of the charges, according to
FIR filed by the police. It also includes the hearing of witnesses and the examining of the evidence
with advocates arguing over the case.
Stage 6, after the witnesses of the prosecution, is over the accused is given a chance to present
the evidence and witnesses.
Stage 7, after