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What is difference between FIR and Complaint.. what is its significance..

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Asked by Sharmila Bose, 12 Sep '09 04:46 pm
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The complainant files a First Information Report about commission of a cognisable offence with the Police, alternately you can also file a complaint before the magistrate who may order investigation u/S.156[3] CrPC in which case the complaint is the FIR[according to Supreme Court judgment] however the police will nonetheless take down a formal FIR from the complainant.

In some cases, the police act difficult and refuse to take down the FIR from the complainant who is then compelled to file the complaint before the magistrate.
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 12 Sep '09 04:48 pm

 
  
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FIR is related only to cognizable offences. Complaint includes both cognizable and non-cognizable offences. Moreover, FIR is lodged in the presence of the in-charge of police station only, normally known as SHO. Complaint is generally in the presence of a metropoliton magistrate by only the agreived person. FIR can also be lodged by any non-agreived person.
Answered by G Gulati, 14 Sep '09 12:45 pm

 
  
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FIR too is a complaint recorded at the police station for action against the perpetrator of the crime or the crime that has been perpetrated.
Answered by Jack Johnson, 12 Sep '09 11:44 pm

 
  
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Fir is recorded for cognisable crimes usually more serious in nature while complaint cases ar those in which police does not record an FIR and one has to move the court
Answered by RSehgal, 12 Sep '09 11:40 pm

 
  
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The affected or witness of the incodent can Complaint.
The officer can file First Information Report.
Answered by hitler, 12 Sep '09 04:52 pm

 
  
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Complaint means ask to finish the matter in lower level.
The cases moves to Court if they make entry in FIR
Answered by ala, 12 Sep '09 04:48 pm

 
  
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