I came across this news about the fastest murder trial in India so far! All over in 10 days!
‘A district court made legal history on Saturday by convicting a man with murdering his wife within 10 days of framing charges, and in just three hearings
On Saturday, Chandigarh additional district and sessions judge Raj Rahul Garg found Sunil Kumar guilty of brutally killing his wife, Kiran, on February 17, 2009. The accused was convicted solely on the basis of his eight-year-old son’s statement. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced on Monday
Charges were framed within 70 days of the crime and the verdict came 10 days after the chargesheet was filed.
“It is a ray of hope for thousands of victims and a warning for those who exploit the loopholes in criminal justice system,” said criminal lawyer N K Nanda. ‘
This certainly came as a ray of hope , especially in the middle of election coverage where all people seem to be talking about is the number game.. I do hope that we get to see more of these sorts of judgements.. Kasab’s trial would have been a nice way to start…