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Govt forms UT level committee to review all acquittal orders in Ladakh

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Leh: Ladakh Union Territory Administration has formed a panel to review all acquittal orders to find out reasons for failure of prosecution in each case.

 

The Ladakh administration has constituted a high-level committee for review of acquittal orders in the Union Territory.

 

According to an order, a copy of which is embedded below, the UT administration has constituted a committee under the chairmanship of Deputy Inspector General, Leh and Range to review all acquittal orders in the UT.

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Govt forms UT level committee to review all acquittal orders in Ladakh

The committee will have Director Prosecution, Superintendent of Police Leh, Superintendent of Police Kargil,and representatives of the Law department as its members.

 

The committee shall meet at least once a month to examine all orders of acquittal and to record reasons for failure of each prosecution case.

 

The committee will identify mistakes committed during investigation and/or prosecution or both.

 

The order further read, “If the acquittal was because of intentional lapse or negligence of investigation or prosecution, the committee shall recommend departmental action against the investigating officer or prosecuting officer.”

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