Sunday, January 24, 2016

CJ: Special courts to clear women's cases

Chief Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale wears the Gussadi cap  
High Court Chief justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale said pending women cases  relating to women including atrocities, will be cleared by establishing special women’s courts and through mediation of judiciary.

He inaugurated a women’s session court and mediation centre here on the premises of Adilabad district court on Saturday.  Mr Bhosale said there are 24,000 general cases and 17,000 civil cases were pending at various courts in the district.

High Court Justice G. Chandraiah said women courts are being established to do immediate justice to the women victims and added that already, 13 women courts were working in the state. The first women’s court was established in Hyderabad in 1987.

Another High court justice T. Sunil Chowdary, district collector M. Jagan Mohan, district incharge judge Kunchala Sunitha, former district judge G. Gopala Krishna Murthy, District Legal Services Authority secretary Ajita Simha Rao were present.
Later, Chief Justice inaugurated the newly constructed court building and District level tribal welfare schools’ spots and games at Utnoor.