LUCKNOW: No FIRs would be registered against the NRIs from Uttar Pradesh without the permission of zonal Inspector General of police, government officials said today.
"A directive regarding this has been issued by Principal Secretary, Home, to all the senior police officers. Now no FIRs will be registered against NRIs from UP without informing and taking permission of zonal IGs," state government Advisor for NRI and Externally Aided Projects, Madhukar Jetely said.
Action would be taken against police station in-charges flouting the order, he said.
"The decision will help the NRIs and protect them from exploitation," Jetely said.