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Difference between DDR and FIR

What is the difference between DDR and FIR?

What is the difference between DDR and FIR?

First Information Report ( FIR ) recorded by police regarding cognizable offence is referred to as FIR while the other reports recorded in daily diary register are referred as DDR.

F.I.R. means First Information Report, made to police, about commission of a cognizable offence, In effect, it amounts to putting law in to motion by giving information relating to the commission of a cognizable offence to an officer in charge of a police station, (which shall be reduced into writing and read over to  the informant) and shall be signed by the person giving such information. It is mandatory to give a copy of the first information report (as recorded by police) to the complainant or informant free of cost.

Any person who is victim of an offence or who is a witness to any such offence or who has knowledge about the commission of any such offence can lodge an F.I.R.


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