According to the law ministry spokesperson, The ministry sent a summary for the establishment of special courts that would conclude the trial of the accused in rape cases in 4 months.
As per to details, The Law ministry has forwarded a summary to Prime Minister Imran Khan for approval, The ministry has proposed that the courts of district and session judges will be designated as special courts for speedy trials of accused persons.
The spokesperson of law ministry, Establishment of special court to conduct trial of heinous offence of rape is provided in the Anti-Rape (Investigation and Trial) Ordinance, 2020.
The spokesperson said that the summary will also be forwarded to the president and after his approval notification will be issued which will be published in the official gazette.
It must be noted that President Dr. Arif Alvi last year in December approved the anti-rape ordinance 2020 which aims to give strict punishments to sex offenders.
The ordinance was finalized by the government’s legal time following the instruction of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
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