Karnataka High Court calls for immediate steps to appoint judge to designated special court to deal with 56 pending cases under UAPA

The Court passed the order after a report was furnished by Registrar General apprising that out of the 4 courts dealing with UAPA cases, 2 are vacant and concurrent charge is being held by the other judicial officers.
High Court of Karnataka, KJ George
High Court of Karnataka, KJ George

The Karnataka High Court has urged its registry to take immediate steps to appoint a judicial officer to the designated special court which hears cases under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA), so that fifty-six cases pending under UAPA in Bengaluru Urban District can be transferred to the special court.

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