Centre issues fresh advisory after Hathras rape case, says FIR registration mandatory for cognizable offense
Updated : October 10, 2020 12:08 PM IST
The home ministry said there should be compulsory registration of an FIR in case of a cognisable offence under the CrPC.
The law also enables the police to register an FIR or a "Zero FIR", in case the crime is committed outside the jurisdiction of the police station.
Published : October 10, 2020 12:08 PM IST