Section 96 CrPC, as per Lawkidunya, the word Search Warrant is a court order that a Magistrate or Judge issues to authorize law enforcement officers to conduct a search of a person, location, or vehicle for evidence of a crime and to confiscate any evidence they find. In most countries, a search warrant cannot be issued in aid of civil process.
Section 96 CrPC When Search Warrant may be Issued
As per Lawkidunya, Where any Court has reason to believe that a person to whom a summons or order under Section 94 or a requisition under Section 95, sub-section (1), has been or might be addressed, will not or would not produce the document or thing as required by such summons or requisition, or where such document or thing is not known to the Court to be in the possession of any person, or where the Court considers that the purposes of any inquiry, trial or other proceedings under this Code will be served by a general search or inspection, it may issue a search-warrant; and the person to whom such warrant is directed, may Search or inspect in accordance therewith and the provision hereinafter contained.
A judge issues a search warrant to authorize law enforcement officers to search a particular location and seize specific items. To obtain a search warrant, police must show probable cause that a crime was committed and that items connected to the crime are likely to be found in the place specified by the warrant.