CJI asks SC, HCs to put graft cases on fast track

The Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia has directed the Supreme Court, all High Courts and districts courts in the country to put all corruption related cases on "fast track" on priority basis.

Last Updated: Dec 14, 2010, 00:15 AM IST

New Delhi: The Chief Justice of India S H
Kapadia has directed the Supreme Court, all High Courts and
districts courts in the country to put all corruption related
cases on "fast track" on priority basis.

In letters to Chief Justices of High Courts and districts
courts, the CJI has asked them to ensure that all cases
registered under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 be
"fast tracked and taken up for hearing on priority basis",
Secretary General of the Supreme Court A I S Cheema said.

Similar directive has been issued to the Supreme Court
registry to process the list of corruption cases to be put
"high on board", he said.

-PTI