Give reasons for delay in filing charge sheets for offences under SC/ST Act, conduct regular training for officers: Karnataka HC

The Court noted that out of 35,091 cases filed from 2015 to 2019, chargesheets have been filed only in 6,400 cases.
Karnataka HC
Karnataka HC

The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday questioned the state government on the reasons for the "gross" delay in filing charge sheets in cases under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 (SC/ST Act) and its Rules.

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