Monday, December 3, 2012

HOW TO REGISTER FIR OF INCIDENT

First Information Report (FIR) is a formal information of any incident given by aggrived person or any other person to any Police Officer or Police Station. FIR may be given in writing or orally.
Under Section 154 of The Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 Station Officer of the Police Station is bound to register the FIR given to him by any person for any Cognizable Offence.
If the Police Officer deny to register FIR, the aggrived person may send his report to the concerned Suprentendent of Police through Registered Post or Speed Post or Telegram or by E-mail.
In this condition Superentendent of Police has right to investigate the matter or he may transfer the matter to his any Subordinate Police Officer.
In case of Non Cognizable Offence Under Section 155 of The Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 the Police Officer of Police Station can register the FIR but he is not entitled to investigate in such matter without prior permission of concerned Magistrate.
Under Section 156 of The Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 Station Officer of the Police Station has right to investigate into the matter of Cognizable Offence without prior permission of Magistrate.
If  FIR has not been registerd by Station Officer of the Police Station or Suprentendent of Police, the aggrived person may file an application before the concerened Magistrate with request to pass an order to the Police Officer of Police Station or Suprentendent of Police for filling the FIR.
In this case Magistrate can pass an order to  Police Officer of Police Station or Suprentendent of Police to register and investigate the case.-- Pramod Kumar Agrawal

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