Gujarat government launched e-FIR. Vehicle, mobile phone theft facility
Ahmedabad, Jun 8 (PTI) The Gujarat government on Wednesday announced that people can now file an "e-FIR" using the state home department's website or mobile application to report theft of their vehicles or mobile phones. .
People can now file e-FIRs from their homes using the state home department website or citizen portal "gujhome.gujarat.gov.in" or "Nagrik Pratham Gujarat Police" mobile app instead of going to the police station. an official.
Instead of going to the police station, people can now file e-FIRs from their homes through the citizen portal "gujhome.gujarat.gov.in" or the "Citizens First Gujarat Police" mobile app, an official said.
He said that this facility is available only for those cases in which the accused are unknown and there was no use of force.
After uploading the required details on the website or app, a confirmation will be sent to the complainants through SMS and email, following which the application will be forwarded to the police station concerned, the official said.
A senior officer of a police station would be required to hand over the preliminary inquiry to an officer subordinate to him within 24 hours of receiving the complaint, he said, adding that the complainant would be alerted through SMS once the probe is handed over.
He said that the investigating officer will have to meet the complainant and verify the facts mentioned in the e-FIR within 48 hours and send his report to the station in-charge.
If the details mentioned in the e-FIR are found genuine by the Inquiry Officer, the station in-charge will register the FIR. The official said that if necessary action is not taken on the application within five days, the state government will take action against the officials responsible for it. PTI PJT Aru Aru
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