Where should you
register your complaint?
the crime is committed in an area
beyond the limits of any police
station, a complainant cannot be
forced to go to the concerned police
station. You can get your complaint
registered at any police station. It
is the duty of the police station to
send your complaint to concerned
registering a complaint of a
cognizable offence, insist on a copy
of FIR, free of cost.
of non-cognizable offences, the
police do not have a right to
investigate the complaint without
the orders of the Court. However,
your complaint must be recorded and
a receipt given at police station.
to register a complaint when an offence is
committed within the limits of railways?
offence is committed either within
the jurisdiction of the railway or
in a running train, it is necessary
to register a complaint at the
concerned railway police station.
Police stations” have also been
established in some long distance
trains. Hence, a complaint of an
offence committed in these running
trains can be lodged at the Mobile
Police Station. Besides this,
necessary arrangement to lodge a
complaint with the Guards is also
available on long distance trains.
do if your complaint is not being registered
at a Police Station?
please meet Senior Inspector of the Police
Station. If the problem persists, meet Sub
Divisional Police Officer of your division
or to Addition Superintendent of Police
(ASP) of your District. Names, addresses and
phone numbers of all these officers have
been given on this site.
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