Section 213 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPc)

The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPc)

213. When manner of committing offence must be stated.

When the nature of the case is such that the particulars mentioned in sections 211 and 212 do not accused sufficient notice of the matter with which he is charged, the charge shall also contain such particulars of the manner is which the alleged offence was committed as will be sufficient for that Purpose.

Illustrations

(a) A is accused of the theft of a certain article at a certain time and place the charge need not set out the manner in which the theft was effected

(b) A is accused of cheating B at a given time and place. The charge must be set out the manner in which A cheated B.

(c) A is accused of giving false evidence at a given time and place. The charge must set out that portion of the evidence given by A which is alleged to be false.

(d) A is accused of obstructing B, a public servant, in the discharge or his public functions at a given time and place. The charge must set out the manner obstructed B in the discharge of his functions.

(e) A is accused of the murder of B at a given time and place. The charge need not state the manner in which A murdered B.

(f) A is accused of disobeying a direction of the law with intent to save punishment. The charge must set out the disobedience charge and the law infringed.

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Section 213 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPc)

The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPc)

 

 

213. When manner of committing offence must be stated.

 

When the nature of the case is such that the particulars mentioned in sections 211 and 212 do not accused sufficient notice of the matter with which he is charged, the charge shall also contain such particulars of the manner is which the alleged offence was committed as will be sufficient for that Purpose.

 

Illustrations

 

(a) A is accused of the theft of a certain article at a certain time and place the charge need not set out the manner in which the theft was effected

 

(b) A is accused of cheating B at a given time and place. The charge must be set out the manner in which A cheated B.

 

(c) A is accused of giving false evidence at a given time and place. The charge must set out that portion of the evidence given by A which is alleged to be false.

 

(d) A is accused of obstructing B, a public servant, in the discharge or his public functions at a given time and place. The charge must set out the manner obstructed B in the discharge of his functions.

 

(e) A is accused of the murder of B at a given time and place. The charge need not state the manner in which A murdered B.

 

(f) A is accused of disobeying a direction of the law with intent to save punishment. The charge must set out the disobedience charge and the law infringed.

 

 

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