No FIRs against UP NRIs without IG’s consent

NRISSUESuppA directive has been issued by the Madhya Pradesh Principal Secretary, Home, to all senior police officers, stating that from now on no FIRs will be registered against NRIs from UP without informing and obtaining the permission of the Zonal Inspector General of police.

The state government Advisor for NRI and Externally Aided Projects, Madhukar Jetely who announced the directive, said the decision will help NRIs and protect them from exploitation.

Also, any police station in-charge who flouts the order will be subjected to appropriate action.