The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPc)
182. Offences committed by letters, etc.
(1) Any offence which includes cheating deception is practice by means of letters or telecommunication message, be inquired into or tried by any court within whose local jurisdiction such letters or message were sent or were received; and any offence of cheating and dishonestly including deliver, of property may be inquired into or tried by a court within whose local jurisdiction the property was delivered by the person deceived or was received by the accused person.
(2) Any offence punishable under section 495 or section 494 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860) may be inquired into or tried by a court within whose local jurisdiction the offence was committed or the offender last resided with his or her spouse by the first marriage 1[or the wife by first marriage has taken up permanent residence after the commission of offence].
1. Ins. by Act 45 of 1978, sec 15 (w.e.f. 18-12-1978).