A statement recorded under which section of CrPC  need not be signed by the  maker?

A 164 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B 313 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C 161 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D None of the above. Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


CrPC s. 161 provides for statement made to the police reduced in writing. S. 161. Examination of witnesses by police. (1) Any police officer making an investigation under this Chapter, or any police officer not below such rank as the State Government may, by general or special order, prescribe in this behalf, acting on the requisition of such officer, may examine orally any person supposed to be acquainted with the facts and circumstances of the case. (2) Such person shall be bound to answer truly all questions relating to such case put to him by such officer, other than questions the answers to which would have a tendency to expose him to a criminal charge or to a penalty or forfeiture. (3) The police officer may reduce into writing any statement made to him in the course of an examination under this section; and if he does so, he shall make a separate and true record of the statement of each such person whose statement he records.   As per CrPC s. 162 Statements to police not to be signed:  Use of statements in evidence. (1) No statement made by any person to a police officer in the course of an investigation under this Chapter, shall, if reduced to writing, be signed by the person making it; nor shall any such statement or any record thereof, whether in a police diary or otherwise, or any part of such statement or record, be used for any purpose, save as hereinafter provided, at any inquiry or trial in respect of any offence under investigation at the time when such statement was made   On reading the provisions comprehensively it is concluded that a statement made before police officer need not be signed by the maker. But the statement has been made under s. 161 of CrPC therefore the correct answer is s.161 of CrPC.

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