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Modi govt resolves to make changes in IPC, CrPC: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has asserted the NDA government s resolve to amend the IPC and the CrPC to make them more conducive for the country, amidthe debate on delay in criminal justice delivery system, especially in heinous crimes like rape. Shah s statement came days after the Ministry of Home Affairsasked all state governments to send their suggestions for undertaking a major overhaul and recasting of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and theCode of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) so that it will reflect the aspirations of a modern democracy and provide for speedy justice. At the 54th conference of the Directors General of Police and Inspectors General of Police,held in Pune, the home minister underscored the government s resolve to initiate changes in the IPC and CrPC to make them more conducive to today s democratic set up , an official statement said. There have been debate in different forums in recent times over delay in delivering punishment in heinous crimes, including the ...

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