What is First Information Report (FIR)

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What is an FIR?

First Information Report (FIR) is a written document prepared by the police when they receive information about the commission of a cognizable offence. It is a report of information that reaches the police first in point of time and that is why it is called the First Information Report.

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Also see:

How to file an FIR

Where to file FIR

Filing an FIR : Do's and Dont's

Limitations of FIR


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