This is the wonderful judgment from Punjab and Haryana High Court. Very good for lawyers and law students alike.
This is what is mentioned by Hon’ble Judge on first page itself. This is just beginning.
The language of Section 156(3) Cr.P.C., though is as simple as it could have been, yet seems to have fallen pray to the fear of ‘unknown’ in its applied interpretations. That ‘unknown’ is the fear arising out of a demon of the Indian system of administration of criminal justice, called the ‘FIR’. This fear is so pervasive that it starts showing its effect even before the ‘FIR’ comes into being, and continues to haunt a person even after he is acquitted of the charge leveled in ‘FIR’.
Entire Complaint filing and cognizance taking upon such complaint is detailed elaborately further.
MS Sujan Multiports Ltd Vs State of Haryana and Ors on 12 March 2019