HRC seeks answers from UP govt on rape cases
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Last Updated: Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 12:25
  
Lucknow: Taking suo motu cognisance of rape cases in different districts of Uttar Pradesh, the State Human Rights Commission has sought a reply from the government and the police.

SHRC member Justice Vishnu Sahai has issued notice to the chief secretary, principal secretary, home, director general of police and SP and SSPs of districts where rape cases have taken place in the last few days, official sources said here on Monday.

Observing that these incidents have resulted in violation of fundamental right to life, the SHRC has sought a detailed action taken report from the government and the police, they said.

The Commission has asked them to submit the report by June 28.

PTI


First Published: Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 12:25


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