Witness Protection Scheme Current Affairs, GK & News

Need of Witness Protection Laws

A shocking incident happened in Unnao of Uttar Pradesh wherein at a road accident, a rape survivor’s two aunts died leaving the rape survivor and her lawyer in a critical condition. Consequent to the death of the two individuals, one of whom was also a witness in the case, charges pertaining to attempt to murder were ..

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SC approves Centre’s Witness Protection Scheme

Supreme Court has approved Witness Protection Scheme 2018 and directed Union and State Governments to enforce the same.  This scheme was framed by Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in response to PIL seeking protection for witnesses. Key Facts The apex court held that scheme will become law under Article 141/142 of Constitution till enactment ..

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