Ex Officio Justice of Peace under S. 22-A, Cr.P.C. had no jurisdiction to issue direction to revenue authorities to demarcate disputed property

2019 P Cr. L J 1598
[Sindh (Larkana Bench)]
Before Irshad Ali Shah, J
SAIFAL MUGHERI—Applicant
Versus
ABDUL GHANI and 3 others—Respondents
—-S. 22-A—Ex-officio Justice of Peace, jurisdiction of—Order for demarcation of disputed property—Scope—Ex-Officio Justice of peace directed Mukhtiarkar for demarcation of property—Validity—Ex Officio Justice of Peace by exercising powers under S. 22-A, Cr.P.C. had no jurisdiction to issue direction to revenue authorities to demarcate disputed property—Section 22-A, Cr.P.C. was aimed to provide a watch over acts and omissions of police only—Order passed by Ex-officio Justice of Peace, being without jurisdiction was set aside by the High Court.

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