• Delay in Charge of Framing (In criminal case @ 420 IPC)

Sir, I am an accused in a criminal case @ 420 IPC. which is going on for a long period. FIR was lodged in 2013 and charge sheet was filed within 3-6 months. But no charge framing is till yet. Its being delayed all time.... no evidences, no witnessed etc

I want to ask it is in my favour or against ? I have heard that the case becomes hollow after a long long period.....

Thanks in advance......
Asked 3 years ago in Criminal Law from Patiala, Punjab
1. Have you remained in absent on the date of hearing. Absence of date delays framing of charge.
2. If no then on the enxt date ask your lawyer to apply for framing  of charge. It is  few minutes job and should be done on the date fixed.
3. Once it is done then trial by way of evidence of complainant will commence.
Devajyoti Barman
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I think proper steps for framing of charge was not made, file an application for framing of charge before the court concerned where the Trial is going on at the earliest.
Soumya Kundu
Advocate, Kolkata
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Delay on your part is not in your interest. get the charges framed at the earliest.
S.P. Srivastava
Advocate, New Delhi
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1. Why is it being delayed if the charge sheet was filed within 6 months? 

2. The delay in charging you is not in your interest. Let your lawyer initiate the process at the next hearing so that the case comes to a logical conclusion. 

3. Since the charge sheet has been filed there is no question you drawing any benefit due to the delay in framing the charge.
Ashish Davessar
Advocate, Jaipur
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some time it happen
Rajeev Bari
Advocate, New Delhi
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Ask the court to frame charge in the coming date.
You can go to high court a well praying for quashing and if it fails then at least for expeditious trial of the case.
Devajyoti Barman
Advocate, Kolkata
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It seems we are not getting full and clear facts better please call,if you so desire.
S.P. Srivastava
Advocate, New Delhi
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Move to High Court against the complainant and seek action against him as per the law.
Ashish Davessar
Advocate, Jaipur
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You better take help local lawyer as further advice requires scrutiny of all petitions and orders passed till now.
Devajyoti Barman
Advocate, Kolkata
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