Srinagar: Union Law Minister Kiren Jijiu said on Thursday that it was his government which made a provision to have special courts for trials of heinous crimes in the country.
Rijiju said, “We made a provision to have special courts for trial of heinous crimes in the country including rape, murder of children and crimes against women. We made roadmap for fast-track courts and fast-track special courts under POCSO Act. We brought Criminal Amendment Bill in 2018.”
Talking about necessity of laws to be strong, the Minister said, “Any crime that takes place, whoever be the perpetrator, law should deal with them strictly. There are courts, they will act. It is Govt’s duty to strengthen courts. All courts are united and we want the law of the land to be strong.”
Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju is in Jammu and Kashmir UT. He reached here on November 16 to attend legal camps and review judicial facilities. (Agencies)