Acquittal:(2) Sentence:


1) If the Magistrate upon taking the evidence referred to in Section 244 and such further evidence (if any) as he may, of his own motion, cause to be produced, and (if he thinks fit) examining the accused, finds the accused not guilty, he shall record an order of acquittal.

Where the Magistrate does not proceed in accordance with the provisions of Section 349 he shall if he finds the accused guilty, pass sentence upon him according to taw.

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