"Out of 1,787 cases of acquittal under SC/ST Act in last two years, only 85 forwarded for appeal:" Karnataka Govt informs Karnataka High Court

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National Commission for Scheduled Castes
National Commission for Scheduled Castes

In the last two years, out of 1,787 cases of acquittal under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 [SC/ST Act], only 85 were forwarded for appeal, the Karnataka government told the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday.

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