CRPC section 154 to 157 v/s 174 to 176!!!

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      Section 154, 155, 156, 157 of CRPC talk about writing a complaint (FIR), investigation power of
      police or magistrate in Cognisable and non-cognizable offenses. Whereas sections 174, 175,
      176 of CRPC particularly talk about investigating the power and process of making a report by a
      police officer or magistrate in unnatural deaths like suicide or death by the animal, etc.
      In section 154 of CRPC, a complaint is filed (FIR) it can be in oral or written form, if in the oral
      form then the police station in-charge shall write or under his direction should be written and
      shall be signed by the person giving it as a copy of the information or complain (FIR) shall be
      given free of cost to the informant (complaint). In section 174, if any information receives that a
      person has committed suicide or killed by animal or death of person create suspicious that
      some other person has committed an offense, he shall inform the nearest magistrate about it
      and shall proceed to the place where the dead body found and prepare a report of the incident
      with minimum two local respectable people of that area. After the report is prepared then it shall
      be signed by investigating police officer and also other person and shall be forwarded to the
      In section 155 of CRPC, without the permission of the magistrate have the power to trial a
      non-cognizable case, a police officer or investigating officer can’t Investigate a non-cognizable
      case. In section 156, Any magistrate empowered under section 190 of CRPC may order for
      investigation of a Cognizable case when a police officer or superintendent rejects. In section
      174, 175, 176 of CRPC, the magistrate can also make the report and investigate when the case
      involves suicide by a woman or the death of a woman raising a reasonable suspicion that some
      other person committed an offense or death of a woman, any relative of women requested in
      this behalf, that any this incident occurred within seven years of her marriage. If something
      happens in police custody like suicide, someone missing, rape, etc then any magistrate so
      empowered may hold an inquiry and shall record all the evidence and also magistrate has
      power to power to examine the dead body of any person who has already buried in ordered to
      discover the cause of his death.

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