The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

154. Information in cognizable cases

155. Information in non-cognizable cases

Investigation into non-cognizable cases

156. Investigation into cognizable cases

157. Procedure where cognizable offence suspected

Where local investigation dispensed with

Where police-officer in charge sees no sufficient ground for investigation

158. Reports under section 157 how submitted

159. Power to hold investigation or preliminary inquiry

160. Police-officer's power to require attendance of witnesses

161. Examination of witnesses by police

162. Statements to police not to be signed; use of such statements in evidence

163. No inducement to be offered

164. Power to record statements and confessions

165. Search by police-officer

166. When officer-in-charge of police station may require another to issue search-warrant

167. Procedure when investigation cannot be completed in twenty-four hours

168. Report of investigation by subordinate police-officer

169. Release of accused when evidence deficient

170. Case to be sent to Magistrate when evidence is sufficient

171. Complainants and witnesses not to be required to accompany Police-Officer

Complainants and witnesses not to be subjected to restraint

Recusant complainant or witness may be forwarded in custody

172. Diary of proceedings in investigation

173. Report of police-officer

174. Police to inquire and report on suicide, etc.

175. Power to summon persons

176. Inquiry by Magistrate into cause of death

Power to disinter corpses

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