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Complainants to get alerts on status via SMS

LUCKNOW: Citizens is not going to need to time and again consult with police stations to understand the standing of their instances. All signals relating their case shall be despatched by way of SMS from time-to-time.

The service can be to be had for FIR registration, FIR transfer to any other investigation officer/police station, on era of arrest memo, submitting of chargesheet and ultimate file in a case. Special emphasis shall be laid on instances registered underneath the security of kids from sexual offences Act, 2012. (Pocso)

"Until now, complainants had to run to police stations and inquire about their cases. They were unable to get details if their investigation officer got changed or the case got transferred to another police station. Same was the case with filing of a closure report or chargesheet. But all information relating to the above will be sent via SMS now," mentioned Ashutosh Pandey, further director basic of police (technical products and services).

In addition, tenant verification, personality certificate and employee verification can also be achieved by way of SMS.

In Pocso instances, an SMS alert shall be despatched to the supervisory officer on the standing of such case on the 31st, 40th, 50th, 55th and 60th day. As per laws, investigation in Pocso instances should recover from in 60 days.

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