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What should you mention in the FIR?

What should you mention in the FIR?

You should be mention in the FIR – 

  • Your name and address.
  • Date, time and location of the incident you are reporting.
  • The true facts of the incident as they occurred.
  • Names and descriptions of the persons involved in the incident.

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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