Delhi gang rape effect: Fast track courts to start from Jan 3
- Jan 03, 2013, 20:17 PM IST
New Delhi: A fast track court has been inaugurated Wednesday in Saket by Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir to hear to hear the gang-rape and murder case of the 23-year-old medical student who died on Saturday.
Inaugurating the fast track court, CJI said, “It's good to know that after the December 16 tragic incident, people have started raising their voice on crime against women.”
Earlier on Monday, people carried out protest near Himachal Bhavan in New Delhi where they symbolically hanged the culprits in full public glare. The protestors demanded a speedy trial into the case and subsequent execution of all the six accused who were arrested for their heinous crime on December 16, 2012.
The court will start functioning from Thursday in concurrence with three other fast-track courts that are being set up to handle all cases related to crime against women. The three other fast track court will start functioning from Dwarka, Rohini and Tis Hazari.
The Delhi Police has prepared 1000-page chargesheet against the six accused who were arrested following the national uproar over the recent incident in Delhi where a 23-year old paramedical student was gang raped and assaulted for death.