Sunday 8 December 2019
Home      All news      Contact us      India
business-standard - 5 days ago

Case to be registered against erring officials for denying Zero FIR in cognisable offence: Andhra DGP

Andhra Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Gautam Sawang on Tuesday said that at every police station instructions have been given to register a case if there is any report of a cognisable offence and any laxity in filing of a zero FIR will invoke departmental action. At every police station irrespective of the jurisdiction as to where the offence has taken place if there is any report of cognisable offence, instructions have been given that cases be registered, Sawang told ANI here.He said if an officer does not file a Zero FIR in the matter then a case would be registered against erring official for non-compliance. In case the FIR is not registered, the concerned officers would be liable and cases will be registered against them apart from departmental action, and not only the concerned officers but supervisory officers as well, the DGP said.A Zero FIR is a document that can be registered by any police station when a complainant approaches them for a cognisable offence, ..


Latest News
Hashtags:   

registered

 | 

against

 | 

erring

 | 

officials

 | 

denying

 | 

cognisable

 | 

offence

 | 

Andhra

 | 
Most Popular (6 hours)

Most Popular (24 hours)

Most Popular (a week)

Sources