Suspended French consular official Pascal Mazurier, charged with sexual abuse of his minor daughter, has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for expediting the trial in the case.
Even as the fast-track court in Delhi took nine months to convict the accused in the December 16 gang rape case, the judicial machinery is trying to deliver quick justice to the victim in the Shakti Mills gang rape case.
The West Bengal government announced setting up of 88 permanent fast-track courts and creation of 94 judges` posts for speedy disposal of cases.
The backlog of cases has been rising by about two percent every year since 2005.
When a judge in Andhra Pradesh`s Guntur district disposed of a record 111 cases in a single day last week, little did he realise that this will attract ire from members of his own legal fraternity.
Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice Justice T S Thakur on Saturday called upon the judicial fraternity and lawyers to help in providing meaningful and speedy justice.
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