Assam to get fast track courts for trial of rape and murder of women and children
With Assam witnessing spurt in the cases of rape, Gauhati High court has resolved to approve the proposal of setting up of exclusive fast track courts for day to day trail of cases of rapes, murder of children and women.
The decision was taken after Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court in this regard.
The committee has also resolved to work out modalities and submit report in this regard within three days.
Sonowal in his letter expressed deep regret that the society has to face such grisly crimes even though women have traditionally enjoyed high respect in Assamese society.
Sonowal expressed serious concern over recent spurt of crimes against women in the state.
Sonowal said adding that a women cell at Director General of police office to oversee speedy proceeding of all cases against women to be opened.
File photo of Guwahati High Court