Huge pendency of rape cases: Time to fast track justice and request SC to stop hearing frivolous cases

justiceWhile reactions have poured in after the encounter that saw the deaths of the four accused in the Hyderabad veterinarian rape-murder case, the elephant in the room just seems to be getting bigger, and one cannot help talk about the number of rape cases that are still pending

The reactions to the encounter in the Hyderabad gang-rape and murder case were plenty. Many rejoiced the encounter, terming it as instant justice, but then there were a few who felt that the due legal process ought to have been followed.

The Nirbhaya case outraged the nation and it was assured that the killers would be brought to justice soon. It has been seven years now and the rapists and killers are yet to be hanged. The killers have exhausted almost all remedies to avoid being hanged, but there are a couple of remedies that still remain.

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Accused showed no remorse, escape bid pre-planned, sources on Hyderabad encounter

hyd-encHyderabad, Dec 06: The four accused killed in the encounter had no remorse and had probably planned the escape bid. Four accused in the horrific rape and murder case of the Hyderabad vet were killed in a pre-dawn encounter today.

Mohammed, 26, Jollu Shiva, Jollu Naveen, and Chintakunta Chennakeshavulu, all 20 years of age were shot dead when they tried to escape from the crime scene after snatching the weapon from the police.

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Sajjanar at the helm: Two encounters and both involved crimes against women

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Inset Pic: VC Sajjanar

Hyderabad, Dec 06: In the wee hours of Friday, four accused persons in the Hyderabad gang rape and murder case were killed in an encounter. The encounter took place at the scene where the lady was killed and the police had gone there with the accused to reconstruct the crime scene.

This is incidentally the second encounter in which those accused of crimes against women have been shot dead in an encounter. In December 2008, three accused in an acid attack case were killed in an encounter by the Warangal police.

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Hyderabad encounter: Reconstructing a crime scene and its importance in criminal jurisprudence

hyderabad-encounter3Hyderabad, Dec 06: The four accused in the gruesome Hyderabad gangrape and murder case were shot dead in an early morning encounter today. All the four were taken to the spot of the incident to reconstruct the crime scene.

The reconstruction of a crime scene is a process that involves eliminating or determining the events that took place at the crime scene by way of an analysis of physical evidence. This process is a forensic technique that involves a scientific analysis of the crime scene.

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Snatch and a cross fire: How the encounter in the Hyderabad gang-rape and murder case took place

hyderabad-encounterHyderabad, Dec 06: Four accused in the horrific rape and murder case of the Hyderabad vet were killed in a pre-dawn encounter today. Mohammed, 26, Jollu Shiva, Jollu Naveen, and Chintakunta Chennakeshavulu, all 20 years of age were shot dead when they tried to escape from the crime scene after snatching the weapon from the police. One of them tried to open fire and the police had to retaliate.

Cyberabad Police Commissioner, V C Sajjanar confirmed that there was a cross fire and added that the four accused in the rape and murder case had been killed in the wee hours of today.

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No prior sanction required to try retired government official: Supreme Court

supremeNew Delhi, Dec 06: The Supreme Court in an important judgment has said that there is no need to seek sanction to try retired government officials. The court observed that such protection is available only to public servant during his service.

A Bench comprising Justices U U Lalit and Indu Malhotra said that the requirement for sanction under Section 19 of the Prevention of Corruption Act is only for the serving government employees. There is no bar to initiate prosecution after retirement for the offence committed during the service period.

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Hyderabad rape and murder: Accused tried to snatch weapon before encounter, sources

hyderabad-encounterHyderabad, Dec 06: The accused in the gruesome rape and murder case of the Hyderabad vet had tried to snatch the weapon of the police when they killed in a pre-dawn encounter.

The four accused were killed in an encounter at 3.30 am today. Police sources tell OneIndia that they were taken to the spot to reconstruct the crime scene. They tried to escape from the crime scene when they were killed in an encounter. The encounter took place at Chatan Palli near Shadnagar.

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All 4 accused in Hyderabad Vet rape and murder case killed in encounter

hyd-vet-rape-accusedHyderabad, Dec 06: All four people accused in the rape and murder of woman veterinarian in Telangana have been killed in an encounter with the police. Sources tell OneIndia that the encounter took place at 3.30 am on Friday.

The source also said that they were taken to the spot to reconstruct the crime scene. They tried to escape from the crime scene when they were killed in an encounter. The encounter took place at Chatan Palli near Shadnagar.

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Caring for your parents: The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Sr Citizens Bill 2019 explained

senior-citizen11aNew Delhi, Dec 05: A very important Bill that would be debated in Parliament is the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Bill 2019.

The Cabinet gave its clearance to the Bill and now it will be placed before the Parliament.

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Taking control: Why the Personal Data Protection Bill is a game changer

cybersecurityNew Delhi, Dec 05: The WhatsApp breach, the misuse of data among other related incidents have given us all the need to ponder over one fact and that is why we need to have control over our data.

With India leaning towards data localisation, it become extremely important to move towards the Personal Data Protection Bill that is set to be tabled in the Parliament. The overall aim of the Bill is to protect and regulate data privacy.

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