A r-ap- e of innocent is a crime which, police and courts should have taken cognizance on priority basis. Unfortunately, the whole nation had to rise up for invoking action against them. The questions arise: Is the present judiciary treating such cases like common place cases of pick pocketing and burglary? Are the courts cautious about the gravity of the crime? Are govt. needed to be implored etime and again by the pulic on such a huge scale? Whether the govt. has no concern over the public issues but to levy taxes? Shd the legal system and the existence of the present govt.be reviewed
You have raised a very valid point. Why the people are forced to demonstrate and take to streets and turn violent ... with govt having to use its machinery for 'maintaining law & order' ??!! Why things are allowed (by the govt) to reach to this extent !!
It is simple and straight that Govt should have announced fast track trials and severe punishment much earlier!!
As far as courts are concerned, they go by the provisions of :Law. They do what ever they can. In Five cases of r*a*pe and kill (in one case, 5 year old girl) courts gave death punishment. HC and SC upheld that. But, President Pratibha Patil commuted all of those five case to life term. Such is our system.
Pratibha Patil was more concerned with her 'conscience' than upholding the law of the land. She was thinking more of her next janam! After rejecting th ...more