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Guria's Response to the new PIL

In compliance to the order passed by the hon’ble high court in the new PIL of Guria, the State made arrangements for recruitment of women constables at all the police stations and videography of the statement of the victim at the police stations. The court further directed the Principal Secretary for filing affidavit giving details of penal actions taken against guilty police officials for not registering the complaints of sexual exploitation and about the ground reality of the compliance made by the state.

Ajeet Singh Attends Juvenile Justice Committee Conference

Ajeet Singh from Guria attended a conference organized by the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Hon’ble High Court of Patna, Bihar, India under the aegis of the Hon’ble Supreme Court Committee on Juvenile Justice.The conference was attended by Hon’ble High Court Judges, key functionaries from the States of Uttar Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Bihar. The key theme was Restoration and Rehabilitation under Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000.

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Guria's PIL Recieves Court Response

In pursuance to the earlier order passed by the hon’ble high court in GURIA'S PIL on compensation to victims of sexual offences, the Principal Secretary (Home), UP filed an affidavit stating that in order to bring all six Sections, namely Sections 4, 6, 7, 9, 11 and 14 of the POCSO Act, 2012 (Prevention of children from sexual offences act) within the purview of the U.P. Victims Compensation Scheme 2014, it has been decided to place the matter before the Cabinet for approval. The hon’ble court further ordered the State Government to complete the whole exercise of inclusion of sections 7, 9 and 11 of the POCSO Act, 2012 within the purview of UP Victims Compensation Scheme 2014 within a period of two months from the date of order. The court further stated “it is needless to add that it would be open to the petitioner to move this Court in appropriate proceedings.” should it become necessary for the petitioner to file further proceedings.