Gauhati High Court pulls up Police for “post-investigation FIR”; says concept alien to our jurisprudence

The Court was dealing with a case that drew its attention to the detention of a woman with an infant at the Bilasipara Police Station, who was reportedly arrested without the registration of an FIR.
Gauhati High Court Main Building
Gauhati High Court Main Building

The Gauhati High Court on Friday criticized the Bilasipura Police for having registered what appeared to be a “post-investigation FIR”, meant to justify the lodging of a criminal case after the arrest of the person.

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