Information To The Police And Their Powers To Investigate

Offences Sections
Information in cognizable cases …………………………………………………………………………………………. S.154
Information as to non-cognizable cases and investigation of such cases ……………………………. S.155
Police officer’s power to investigate cognizable cases ……………………………………………………….. S.156
Procedure for investigation ………………………………………………………………………………………………… S.157
Report how submitted ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. S.158
Power to hold investigation or preliminary inquiry …………………………………………………………….. S.159
Police Officer’s power to require attendance of witnesses …………………………………………………. S.160
Examination of witnesses by police …………………………………………………………………………………….. S.161
Statements to police not to be signed : Use of statements in evidence ………………………………. S.162/td>
No inducement to be offered ……………………………………………………………………………………………… S.163
Recording of confessions and statements …………………………………………………………………………… S.164
Search by police officer ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. S.165
When officer-in-charge of police station may require another to issue search-warrant ……… S.166
Letter of request to competent authority for investigation in a country of place outside S.166-A
India …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Letter of request from country or place outside India to a Court or an authority for S.166-B
investigation in India …………………………………………………………………………………………………
Procedure when investigation cannot be completed in twenty-four hours ……………………….. S.167
Report of investigation by subordinate police officer ………………………………………………………… S.168
Release of accused when evidence deficient …………………………………………………………………….. S.169
Cases to be sent to Magistrate when evidence is sufficient ………………………………………………. S.170
Complainant and witnesses not to be required to accompany police officer and not to be S.171
subjected to restraint ……………………………………………………………………………………………..
Diary of proceedings in investigation ……………………………………………………………………………….. S.172
Report of police officer on completion of investigation …………………………………………………… S.173
Police to enquire and report on suicide, etc …………………………………………………………………….. S.174
Power to summon persons ………………………………………………………………………………………………. S.175
Inquiry into cause of death ………………………………………………………………………………………………. S.176