Lalitha Lakshmanan vs Cbi on 9 January, 2017

2. After filing of the charge sheet on 2nd February, 2016 with the
allegations as noted above, a supplementary charge sheet was filed on 2nd
May, 2016 in relation to the offences punishable under Section 120B IPC
and Section 12 of the Passports Act along with the sanction under Section
188 Cr.P.C. The petitioner filed an application before the learned Special
Judge seeking discharge inter alia on the grounds that the Special Judge
lacked territorial jurisdiction under Section 177 Cr.P.C. to try the offence
against the petitioner as the alleged offences were committed from 10 th
December, 1998 to 19th January, 1999 at Bangalore besides the issues of
absence of sanction under Section 197 Cr.P.C., 19 of the Prevention of
Corruption Act, 1988 (in short ‘PC Act’) and Section 15 of the Passports
Act. The said application was heard along with arguments on charge and

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vide the impugned order dated 8th June, 2016 the learned Special Judge
directed framing of charge against the petitioner under Sections
120B/419/420/467/468/471 IPC, Section 13 (2) read with Section 13 (1) (d)
of the PC Act and Section 12 of the Passports Act.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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