Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017

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Govt to form 41 more tribunals over Women, Children Repression

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Health Desk—Dec 01, 2017: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina approved formation of 41 new Nari O Shishu Nirjaton Daman (Women and Children Repression Prevention) Tribunals in different districts across the country aiming to quickly dispose of cases filed involving women and children.

Currently there are 54 such tribunals dealing with the cases.

More than 1.5 lakh such cases are now pending with lower courts across the country, Supreme Court sources said. 

The premier also approved 246 posts of judges and staff for the newly created tribunals and their equipments including transportation, a law ministry press release said, adding that the relevant documents reached the law ministry on Wednesday.