In a case register under sections – 341, 356, 506, 427, 148, 149 IPC. Police filed untracted report and complaint made written statment that he agrees with untraced report. Court accepted the untraced report and stated that as law laid by Hon’ble Supreme count in (1995) 1 SCC the cognizance of this offences can be taken again if fresh material found. Five years passed to this order , can any of the accused ask cour to permanently close the case?
correction – can any of the accused, those who were arrested in the case, ask court to permanently close the case?
You have mentioned that the court had already accepted the report of closing the case. And, this happened 5 years back. The court has only given liberty only in case of further evidence being found. Now that 5 years’ period has lapsed after that, in a case of this nature (these are all minor offences, when compared with the type of offences that are investigated by police), nothing is likely to happen now. So, you can relax now. As the case is already closed (as you have mentioned), there may not be any need to approach the court again.
Thanks a lot for answer Sir, In such case if any of accused wants to leave country, do he need to get approval from court. and Can any of the accused apply for quashing of FIR?
If the case is already closed, where is the need for getting the FIR quashed? Case closed means that the FIR and the subsequent investigation are now no more valid.
Further, restrictions on foreign visits are placed as bail conditions after arrest. If the case is closed, that means the bail bond might have been dischraged. Please confirm that, and if it is so, then there are no restrictions on foreign travel. Even if the bail bond is still valid, you’ll have to see if there is any restriction on foreign travel imposed as per conditions for granting bail. If there is no such restriction, then you would be free to travel abroad.
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