Hyderabad Rape-Murder Case: KCR Orders Fast Track Court For Trial

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Hyderabad Rape-Murder Case: KCR Orders Fast Track
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Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has ordered the setting-up of a fast track court four days after the gangrape and murder of a 25-year-old woman veterinarian in Hyderabad. Rao also said that the culprits should be given the most stringent punishment.

Meanwhile, the Kejriwal government has rejected the mercy petition of accused Vinay Sharma in the seven-year-old Nirbhaya case in Delhi.

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Calls for justice have increased across the country in the gangrape and murder case of a woman veterinarian in Hyderabad. People in different parts of the country are calling for awarding punishment to the guilty.

Four days after the case came to light, Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao described the incident as gruesome and announced the setting up of a fast track court for speedy justice. Expressing his grief at the gangrape-murder, he said that the four accused, who have been arrested, should be given the most stringent sentence. 

He also instructed all officials to speed up investigation in this case. Apart from this, he said that the government is ready to provide all possible help to the family of the victim.

K T Ramarao, IT minister of the state, appealed to the central government to make changes in the IPC and CrPC and make provisions to award the most severe punishment to the accused.

Meanwhile, the Kejriwal government has made recommendations to dismiss the mercy petition of an accused in the 2012 Nirbhaya case in Delhi. The punishment of hanging has been awarded in the 2012 Nirbhaya case. The file of accused Vinay Sharma had gone to the Delhi government for a mercy petition. The Delhi government made unwavering comments on the file and suggested dismissal of the mercy petition. The government has sent the file to LG Anil Baijal, who will send it to the President and the final decision on it will now be taken by the President.

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