Special court to deal sexual assault on children opened in Eluru

Special court to deal sexual assault on children opened in Eluru
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District Judge G Sunitha after inaugurating a special court to deal cases pertaining to sexual assault on children in Eluru on Thrusday
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West Godavari District Judge G Sunitha inaugurated a special court to deal with cases pertaining to sexual assault on children on the premises of district court here on Wednesday.

Eluru: West Godavari District Judge G Sunitha inaugurated a special court to deal with cases pertaining to sexual assault on children on the premises of district court here on Wednesday.

Speaking on the occasion, she said that the court was established to speed up cases and avoid delay in delivering justice to the victims of sexual abuse. She informed that the court was opened in accordance with the orders issued by Supreme Court and High Court in the wake of pending cases in sexual assault on children.

All the pending and existing cases relating sexual exploitation of children have been transferred to the special court, she added.The judge informed that outsourcing staff has been deputed to the special court until the regular staff appointed for this court. The budget for the special court has also been sanctioned.

First Additional District Sessions Judge T Mallikarjun, District Legal Services Authority secretary K Shailaja, Bar Association President Vijaya Kumar and others were present.

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