Petty cases

Last updated on : 09-04-2018 22:33:59

What are Petty Cases?
Petty cases mean small street fight, throwing debris, garbages in front of neighbour’s house or near public places, dumping construction materials onto the footpaths, smoking in public places like theatre, hotels etc., parking vehicles in front of other people’s house/ office etc. It is the duty of the public to inform the police immediately, though the petty cases may be small in nature, the consequences will be severe and which may lead to serious law and order problem. All cases dealt with by the police on their own or otherwise, in which FIRs are not sent, FIR but have a separate petty form No.74 which will be submitted to the court.  Police can warn the offenders or he can issue notice to the offender to appear before the court.

COTPA Act, 2003



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