Crime Against Women: The central government told the Parliament that in the last five years, about 1 crore cases of crime against women have been registered under the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). are In fact, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Fauzia Khan had sought details on crimes against women and questioned the government about the steps being taken to prevent such incidents. In response to this, the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Kumar Mishra said that in the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018, an order has been given to complete the investigation and file the charge sheet in the cases of rape within 2 months and CR. P.C. In cases of rape under section 173 of Examination also to be completed in 2 months.
Investigation tracking system launched for sex crimes
Ajay Kumar Mishra said that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has launched the ‘National Database on Sex Offenders’ (NDSO) on September 20, 2018 to facilitate investigation and tracking of sex offenders across the country. The Ministry of Home Affairs has also launched the Investigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences, an online analytical tool to monitor and track timely investigations in cases of sexual harassment under the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018. He said that the Ministry of Home Affairs has taken steps to strengthen the DNA analysis units in the Central and State Forensic Science Laboratories (FSLs), including setting up a state-of-the-art DNA Analysis Unit in the Central Forensic Science.
Setting up of DNA Analysis Unit approved
Ajay Kumar Mishra further said that the The ministry has also approved the establishment and expansion of DNA analysis units in state forensic science laboratories after cross-analysis and demand assessment.
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Plan to give quick justice to victims< br />
Ajay Kumar Mishra said that in the year 2019-20 1023 fast track special including 389 Protection of Children from Sexual Offense (POCSO) courts. Rape and POCSO Act has been passed by the central government to establish courts to provide speedy justice. As of January 31, 2023, 764 Fast Track Special Courts including 411 other POCSO courts are functioning in 28 states and Union Territories.
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