No Urdu or Persian Words, only simple language in FIR: Delhi HC

Aditi Singh November 27 2019
Delhi Police

Following a Circular by the Delhi Police Headquarter regarding the use of simpler words in place of certain Urdu and Persian words in FIRs, the Delhi High Court has remarked that an FIR should be in a simple language or in the language of the person who has approached the Police for lodging of FIR.

"Looking to the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, it appears that FIR is the most vital document prepared by Police as it sets the process of criminal justice in motion . . .

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