The ‘locus standi’ is Immaterial in Criminal Jurisprudence: Kerala High Court

Taking a dim view of a judicial magistrate not taking cognisance of a complaint, for rash driving and grievous hurt, merely because it was filed by not the victim, who could not move out, but his wife, the Kerala HC quashed the order returning the complaint to the complainant (wife) and directed that the magistrate to pass order on the complaint in seven days.