A single judge bench of Calcutta High Court held as follows,
The Ld. Magistrate dismissed that application on the ground, inter alia, that Section 205 of the Cr. P.C. is not applicable in a case which is instituted on police report. That is not the interpretation of Section 205. Sub-section (1) of Section 205 does not limit the application only to a complaint case, it can also be applied even in a case instituted on police report. So, the reason that has been given by the Ld. Magistrate for refusing the personal exemption of the petitioner is not at all logical and it is illegal.
Casemine version:Sukla Mukherjee Vs State on 13 Dec 1994
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