Police should file “ZERO FIR” for a crime that took place outside their jurisdiction and cannot refuse filing FIR for jurisdiction violation

Justice Verma Committee in the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2013.This Amendment was passed by the Lok Sabha on 19 March, 2013 and by the Rajya Sabha on 21 March, 2013 and received the President’s assent on 2 April, 2013 and is deemed to have come into force from the 3rd day of February, 2013. Registering […]


Police Refusing to File an FIR

No police officer can refuse to lodge a FIR, if an offence is reported. A First Information Report (FIR) is the very first step in a criminal matter (cognizable offence) , in which the facts of the crime are reported to the police by the victim or a person who is a witness to the […]

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