Sexual offences should be dealt with strictly: Delhi HC

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Sexual offences against women are increasing and such crimes have to be dealt with strictly and no leniency should be shown to the offenders, Delhi High Court said, as it increased the imprisonment awarded to a convict from three to seven years. “Rape is a heinous crime not only against the individual but also against… Read more »

Court raps FSL for delay in sexual offences reports

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Officials of Delhi Police and Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) have been pulled up by a fast track court for “routinely” not filing forensic reports in sexual assault cases on time, leading to delay in trial. The court also rapped them for adopting a “very casual approach” in this regard, which was a lapse on their… Read more »

Govt agrees to fast-track probe, increase policing

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Government agreed to fast track investigations into sexual offences like rape and increase policing that includes deployment of the force in plain clothes to instil sense of security in the capital for heeding to suggestions from public. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Union Minister of State for Home R P N Singh in a meeting with,… Read more »