An inquest into Suicide or death leading to a suspicion of an offence is ordinarily conducted by:
A.) Officer in Charge
B.) Judicial Magistrate
C.) Executive Magistrate
D.) IInd Class Magistrate
Answer: [C] Executive Magistrate
Explanation: Section 174 in The Code Of Criminal Procedure, 1973. Police to enquire and report on suicide, etc.
(1) When the officer in charge of a police station or some other police officer specially empowered by the State Government in that behalf receives information that a person has committed suicide, or has been killed by another or by an animal or by machinery or by an accident, or has died under circumstances raising a reasonable suspicion that some other person has committed an offence, he shall immediately give intimation thereof to the nearest Executive Magistrate.