On 24.04.2029, the president of the HMC workers union, Shree Guru Charan Chatterjee lodged an FIR, inter alia mentioning that some unidentified advocates while parking their motorbikes at the HMC premises, started […]
24th April 2019 – In her complaint, Smt Rajarshi Dutta(OC Howrah Thana), inter alia complained that advocates of Howrah District Court illegally assembled in front of HMC gate, blocked the road and […]
(i) Mere delay in Despatch of FIR to magistrate is not a circumstance, which can throw out the prosecution case entirely. [Pala Singh & vs. State of Punjab, AIR 1992 SC 2679] (ii) The […]
Wherever there is inordinate delay in completing criminal investigation, such delay would provide ground for quashing the FIR
Wherever there is inordinate delay on the part of the investigating agency in completing the investigation, such delay, ipso facto, would provide ground for quashing the First Information Report or the proceedings […]
If an FIR once started, shall not be cancelled by the police, nor by the Magistrate. Recording of FIR means starting of an investigation of a cognizable case which can only be concluded in […]
It is well settled that a First Information Report is not an encyclopedia, which must disclose all facts and details relating to the offence reported. An informant may lodge a report about […]
Law does not prohibit registration and investigation of two FIRs in respect of same incident in case versions are different.
FIR CASE Registration of two FIRs in respect of the same incident is not permissible in law, for the simple reason that law does not prohibit registration and investigation of two FIRs […]
Since the General Diary/Station Diary/Daily Diary is the record of all information received in a police station, we direct that all information relating to cognizable offences, whether resulting in registration of FIR or leading to an inquiry, must be mandatorily and meticulously reflected in the said Diary and the decision to conduct a preliminary inquiry must also be reflected.
KEYWORD:- GD ENTRY-PUTTING WRONG SECTIONS BY POLICE IN FIR- The mentioning of a particular Section in the F.I.R. is not by itself conclusive as it is for the Court to frame charges […]
Prompt and early reporting of the occurrence by the informant with all its vivid details gives an assurance regarding its true version. In case, there is some delay in filing the FIR, […]
KEYWORDS:-INVESTIGATION TO BE COMPLETED WITHIN TIME FRAME MANNER -DIRECTION BY MAGISTRATE- Registration of an F.I.R. involves only the process of recording the substance of information relating to commission of any cognizable offence […]