Tag Archives: FIR

FIR lodged by public servant can’t be quashed on basis of compromise

By | February 12, 2016

“FIR lodged by public servant alleging assault, use of criminal force and deterring him from discharge of public duty, cannot be quashed on the basis of compromise. The officer lodging the FIR loses the competence to enter into an amicable settlement on behalf of the State. In the instant case petitioner subverted the election process.… Read More »

First Information Report (FIR) FAQ’s

By | January 31, 2016

What are the categories of Criminal offences ? Criminal offences are classified into two categories depending on the degree of seriousness / cognizance i.e. cognizable and non-cognizable offence. What is Cognizable Offence for filing First Information Report (FIR)  ? A cognizable offence is one in which the police may arrest a person without warrant. They are… Read More »

FIR can not be filed against assessee due to default in payment of service tax

By | November 2, 2015

Finance Act, 1994, being a special and complete Code, prevails over general provisions of IPC and, accordingly, for alleged non-payment of service tax, department cannot filed FIR under provisions of IPC HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA Ajay Kumar Sandhu v. State of Haryana RAMESHWAR SINGH MALIK, J. CRM-M-NO. 29708 OF 2014 (O & M)… Read More »