3-Judge bench of Apex Court held that mere pendency of civil proceeding (divorce, maintenance, dvc etc) is not a good ground and justification to not register and investigate an FIR if a criminal offence has been committed.
M. Subramaniam Vs S. Janaki on 20 Mar 2020
Citations : [2020 SCC ONLINE SC 341], [2020 (2) Crimes 261 (SC)], [2020 (5) CTC 464]
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