Magistrate Inquest

Magistrate Inquest is done in case of:

A.) Dowry death

B.) Custodial Death

C.) Police Firing

D.) All of the Above

Answer: [D] All of the above

Explanation: Under section 176 of Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Magistrate inquest is done in the following cases:

  • Dowry Death
  • Rape under police custody or government custody
  • Exhumation
  • Death in Police Custody
  • Death in a Psychiatric Hospital
  • Death in Jail
  • Death as a result of Public Shooting