How to lodge FIR in Pakistan

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

03rd Oct, 2020. 11:41 pm

First Information Report mostly known as FIR is a written complaint about a cognizable offense reported in the police station. Basically, it is a complaint filed by the victim to bring knowledge about the crime to the concerned department.

FIR is the most important document which helps the police to look into the matter and investigate the case reported by the victim.

Here is how you can file an FIR online by following these easy steps.

  • Go to the police station of concerned jurisdiction.
  • Give your statement to the concerned police officer. The police officer must write down each and every detail pertaining to the offense.
  • Once the police have recorded all the information, you need to verify all the information written in the FIR.
  • If the recorded information in the registered FIR is correct, then you need to sign the FIR to verify that the information is written as per the details given by you.
  • Before leaving the police station, ask the officer to provide a copy of the registered FIR if they haven’t given you a copy of the FIR.

Things you need to Mention in FIR

  • Your name and address
  • Date, time, and location of the crime you are reporting
  • Name and description of the persons involved in the incident
  • Name and address of witnesses if there are any.
  • State the true facts of the crime

Things you should not do

  • Never give false information to the police
  • Don’t distort or exaggerate facts
  • Don’t give any vague or unclear statements


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