An FIR ( First Information report ) can only be lodged for a โ€ Cognizable โ€ Offense. The Offense category is clearly explained in the CrPC / IPC section it falls under. So, if there is no FIR to begin with, the issue of Bail does not arise. Cognizable Offence Police is empowered to register the FIR and investigate only the cognizable offenses. Police can arrest an accused involved in cognizable crime without the warrant from the Court. Theft, robbery, murder and rape are some instances of cognizable offenses. Non-cognizable Offence Here, Police can neither register the FIR nor can…
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