The Centre has issued a contemporary advisory to states on security of girls and the right way to take care of crime towards them and stated any failure of police to stick to laid down guidelines doesn’t augur effectively for the supply of justice.
The detailed three-page advisory of the Union Home Ministry got here days after the alleged gangrape and homicide of a girls at Hathras in Uttar Pradesh sparked nationwide outrage.
The Home Ministry stated there ought to be obligatory registration of an FIR in case of a cognisable offence below the CrPC.
The regulation additionally allows the police to register an FIR or a “Zero FIR”, in case the crime is dedicated exterior the jurisdiction of police station, within the occasion of receipt of data on fee of a cognisable offence, which incorporates circumstances of sexual assault on girls, the ministry stated.
However, even with stringent provisions in regulation and several other capability constructing measures undertaken, any failure of police to stick to those obligatory necessities might not augur effectively for the supply of legal justice within the nation, particularly within the context of girls security,” it stated.
Such lapses, if observed, should be investigated into and stringent motion taken instantly towards the involved officers accountable for a similar, the advisory to states stated.