A cryptic phone call to Police without complete information about the offence cannot be treated as FIR: Supreme Court

“A mere message or a telephonic message which does not clearly specify the offence, cannot be treated as an FIR,” the Court held.
A cryptic phone call to Police without complete information about the offence cannot be treated as FIR: Supreme Court

A cryptic phone call without complete information or containing part-information about the commission of a cognizable offence cannot always be treated as an FIR, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday (Netaji Achyut Shinde v. State of Maharashtra).

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