Law and Process of Investigation by Central Bureau of Investigation: Issues and Perspectives
Indian Journal of Human Rights and Law, Vol. 10, No.1-2, 2013 pp. 51-78
35 Pages Posted: 7 Sep 2014
Date Written: 2013
Investigation is the bedrock of Criminal Justice System. It is by means of investigation that the facts and circumstances relating to an offence are proved before the Court of law. If there is lack of certain and reliable evidences on record, then Court has to give benefit of doubt to the accused. It increases the challenge and responsibility of investigation to collect proper evidences so that it leads to its logical conclusion and justice is delivered. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is a premier investigation agency of India. It has been entrusted sensitive cases in which larger societal interests are involved. The credibility of the agency is such that the judiciary, executive, parliament and even common man have tremendous faith in it. In this paper, the law and process of investigation by CBI has been traced along with the gaps that exist in the way of a smooth, time bound and effective investigation.
Keywords: Central Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice, Arrest, Law and Process
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