Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday urged the railways to explore the possibility of registering FIRs online to expedite the process of investigation.
Speaking at an All India Conference on Railway Security here, Singh said the objective of the event is very significant as it gives an opportunity to identify and review the security preparedness of railway security apparatus and also how the forces can serve the passengers better.
“We need to explore the system of lodging online FIRs which will expedite investigation and help better control crimes,” he said.
He further said that trains pass through areas affected by Maoism and insurgency, and therefore, the para-military forces need to have area-specific standard operating procedures to meet these challenges. Read More