File chargesheet in molestation cases within 24 hrs: Maharashtra DGP

Maharashtra DGP Pravin Dixit Wednesday issued directives that chargesheet in molestation cases be filed in courts within 24 hours.

PTI| Updated: Dec 16, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

Mumbai:  In its bid to improve conviction rate in cases related to crime against women, Maharashtra Director General of Police Pravin Dixit Wednesday issued directives that
chargesheet in molestation cases be filed in courts within 24 hours.

Dixit, told PTI, directives have been given to ensure that
as far as possible chargesheet in molestation cases be filed
within 24 hours.

"This will hopefully lead to improving conviction rate
in cases related to crime against women," he said.

He said all Units in-charge are sensitizing the officials
and staff regarding registration of molestation cases and
filing of chargesheet.

PTI