A visually disabled Advocate seeks justice for mentally challenged girls

At a time when politicians and their active supporters restricted themselves to only staging token protests and issuing tailor made statements after the district administration along with police unearthed a shocking case of sexual exploitation of mentally challenged girls staying in the Home for Mentally retarded children in Channi Rama area of Jammu a visually disabled Advocate has come forward to help them.

On Friday the advocate Suraj Singh submitted an instant letter pleading before the Chief Justice of J&K High Court  Justice MM Kumar to treat his instant letter as Public Interest Litigation in order to deliver fair,impartial and speedy justice to these disadvantaged girls.

In his instant letter, Advocate Suraj Singh submitted before the Chief Justice that the investigations in the case FIR NO 183/2013 under section 376-C and 109 RPC of Police station Trikuta Nagar are at initial stages and there is every likelihood that those involved in this gruesome exploitation of mentally challenged girls will try to derail the investigation.

He further submitted in the letter, “in order to ensure fair,impartial and speedy investigation in the case the same should be monitored by the High Court to ensure the law takes its own course” . After going through the content of the instant letter Justice MM Kumar admitted it as PIL and also directed the Registry to list the PIL on Monday, September 9 2013 for hearing before the Division Bench of the J&K High Court (Jammu wing).
On the other hand, in a related development Special Municipal Magistrate Jammu  VS Bhou  Friday granted eight days police remand of accused Angad Kumar s/o Sat Pal presently Chowkidar Rotary Inner Wheel home allegedly involved in sexual exploitation of mentally challenged girl

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