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Law in Motion: Non-Cognizable Offences (Non-FIR Cases)

Rupin Sharma18 Jul 2021

I think I have tried to deal with most queries and doubts about the FIR from the point of view of an ordinary person and a police officer too. Addressing each aspect and all intricacies is beyond the scope of the current series. However, before turning to the aspect of “Conduct of Investigation”, it would be better to have a look at ‘non-cognizable offences’.

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Law In Motion: Classification of Offences

Rupin Sharma6 Mar 2021

The logic behind the classification of offences as cognizable is that police needs to act immediately, either to prevent greater harm coming to the society or the victim or to prevent the accused/suspect from escaping and prejudicing the course of justice.

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