The First Information Report (FIR) launched on Polygon allows the citizens of Firozabad to register complaints against the police without worry of it being dismissed or manipulated.
The 2.8 million citizens of India’s Firozabad district may now be able to sleep a little tighter, after the launch of a new police complaint portal that uses blockchain technology to prevent manipulation.
On Oct. 12, Polygon co-founder Sandeep Nailwal announced in a series of tweets that the Polygon blockchain protocol is now being used by Firozabad police in Uttar Pradesh to fight against local police corruption and crime.
Called the First Information Report (FIR), the portal allows victims of crimes to register complaints against local police officers without the complaints either being dismissed or manipulated by potentially corrupt officers.
Nailwal shared that the project was very close to his heart because he grew up hearing stories of victims not getting justice due to local police corruption, many of who were victims
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