Telangana CM orders to set up fast-track court for gang rape case; assures necessary help to victim’s family

News Bharati    02-Dec-2019
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Hyderabad, December 2: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday instructed setting up of a fast-track court for expeditious trial in the gang rape and murder case. CM Chandrashekhar Rao also assured all necessary help to the victim's family.
Recalling another incident of a minor girl's rape and murder in Warangal, he said, the Fast Track court had pronounced judgment in 56 days. He instructed officials that the accused should be inquired on fast track and culprits should be given stringent punishment. Expressing anguish and terming the incident as inhuman, he announced that the Government will extend all the necessary support to the victim’s family.
In another development, the district bar association yesterday decided not to represent the four accused in the rape and murder of the woman veterinary doctor.
Telangana minister KT Rama Rao said on Sunday that urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to amend IPC and CrPC so as to provide for death penalty to in crimes against women and children. In a series of tweets, Rama Rao pitched for ensuring expeditious justice to the victims and said anyone committing an act of violence on women and children should be given death penalty without delay and there should be no option for review.