This classic work provides an interesting and lucid study of the fundamental principles of Criminal Procedure in a logical sequence. The topic-wise treatment of the subject along with references to academic writings and the judicial decisions makes the study of criminal procedure meaningful and comprehensible.
The author has incorporated all recent developments in the field of criminal procedure since the publication of the last edition in 2001. Latest case-law has been incorporated, several amendments made in the Code and important decisions of the Supreme Court and the High Courts have all been considered and discussed at the appropriate places in the book. The development of the law in the areas of Plea-bargaining, the law of maintenance has been given due attention in the book. The author has also drawn attention to some ticklish aspects of the Code with a view to generating new thinking in the light of new developments so that the criminal procedure law may grow in tune with the times.
An indispensable book for practicing lawyers, teachers and students of criminal law; it will also be of immense use to lawyers, judges, police and other officials concerned with criminal law administration.