HRC seeks answers from UP govt on rape cases

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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