๐ŸŒ E-FIR for stolen/lost vehicles

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Citizens can now file an online FIR or E-FIR to register a complaint regarding stolen or lost vehicles.

Story so far: The Karnataka Police first launched the electronic FIR service in September 2022, as part of a pilot programme. Nearly 550 people had filed E-FIRs regarding vehicle thefts in the state by the end of October.

  • A total of 6,000 to 7,000 MV (Motor Vehicle) theft crimes are reported to the police in Karnataka each year.

Registration procedure: All one must do to register a vehicle theft complaint is to visit the Karnataka state police website (www.ksp.karnataka.gov.in) and click on โ€œCitizen Centric Portalโ€ under the Citizen’s Desk section. Once you have filled in your personal details, you will receive a One-Time Password (OTP) on the registered mobile number.

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