Abusing police over phone does not amount to offence of obscenity under Section 294 IPC: Kerala High Court

The Court made the observation while quashing a criminal case filed against a 51-year-old woman who was accused of using abusive language while speaking to a Station House Officer over the phone.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

Using abusive words over a phone call to the police would not amount to the offence of obscenity under Section 294(b) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Kerala High Court recently held.

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