The meaning of the statement "Departure from Police Station Date and Time" in box 6 of a First Information Report (FIR) [PAK39665.E]

A Pakistani lawyer practising in Lahore stated that box 6 of the First Information Report (FIR), which reads "Departure from Police Station Date and Time," refers to the "inspection of the actual occurrence by the police" (23 Aug. 2002).

Corroborating information could not be found among the sources consulted for this Response.

For further information on First Information Reports (FIR), please refer to PAK37640.E of 18 September 2001 and PAK36145.E of 24 January 2001.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


Pakistani lawyer, Lahore, Pakistan. 23 August 2002. Correspondence.

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