State of Kerala vs P.B. Sourabhan and Others
In a matrimonial dispute between the parties, two police cases were registered. The complainant (accused in other case), filed a representation before the State Police Chief for further investigation by a competent/neutral officer. On the said representation, the State Police Chief directed the District Police Chief of Thiruvananthapuram City that the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Cantonment, Thiruvananthapuram City may be entrusted with further investigation of cases. Thereafter, the specially authorised and entrusted officer filed an application before the learned trial court for further investigation of the two cases which was allowed. The aforesaid orders were challenged before the High Court.