This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember Me Forgot password? Click here to resetNew User? Click here to register Post navigation Murder–Unlawful assmbly–Lady was done to death brutally by a large number of persons, after tying her with a wooden pole–‘Actual role’ played by each of the Accused/appellant–Witnesses’ failure to prove immaterial. Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (CrPC) – Section 161 – Statement to police – Delay in recording – Delay of 13 days in recording statement of informant, who allegedly lodged FIR within half an hour of incident – In this case of murder there was a delay of almost 13 days in recording the statement of the informant under Section 161, Cr.P.C. Moreover, the High Court found the explanation given by the Investigating Officer rather unconvincing.