Facilitate speedy trial of rape cases, Bihar government tells SPs


Patna,(BiharTimes): The Bihar government has instructed superintendents of police of all districts to facilitate the speedy trial of rape cases.

Replying to a short notice question of Baidyanath Prasad of BJP in the Legislative Council, Minister In-charge Home Vijay Kumar Chaudhary said in some cases courts have given punishment to the accused in record time.

A person was given death sentence within a week of trial in a rape case registered with Barari police station of Katihar district and another three accused were awarded death sentence within 22 days in a rape case in Saharsa district, the minister said.

The House was informed that a total of 823 cases of rape were registered in the first 10 months of 2012.

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