Panchnama

  1.  It is essential that a panchanama, in respect of an arrest, search, seizure etc. should always be made at the site of the occurrence of the accident or offence and the signatures of the panchas/witnesses should be obtained thereon.

  2. An accused/a person whose premise has been searched, must get a copy of the Panchnama.

  3. It is necessary that two panchas remain present while a Panchanama is being drawn and their signatures should be obtained on it.