Patna, State Bureau. Bihar Crime: Police is making efforts at many levels to clear the pending cases in the police stations of Bihar. The State Home Department has directed to maintain separate registers of witnesses and fugitives connected with the case to overcome the shortage of Police Prosecution Cell. In this, the officials have been asked to enter the date wise data. It will be registered with the prosecution branch of the police. During the case, the SP will be informed when the witness turns hostile. Recently, under the chairmanship of the Secretary of the Home Department, many important instructions were given in the review meeting held through video conferencing with the Public Prosecutor, District Prosecution Officer, Senior Deputy Collector and Deputy Superintendent of Police.
Target given to everyone on the basis of the month of July
District wise pending cases were also reviewed in the meeting. On the basis of the report of the month of July, the target of settlement was also given to different districts. An explanation has been sought for the absence of the officials of Madhepura and Araria. The District Prosecutor Officers along with the Public Prosecutor have assured to settle a large number of pending cases by next month.
pending cases will be transferred
The Home Department directed that the District and Sessions Judge should be requested to transfer the pending cases to another court for speedy consideration in the court where the presiding officer has been transferred. Its priority list should also be prepared on the basis of which the trial should be done. Whatever cases are pending at the last stage of trial such as clarification evidence, debate and decision stage, such cases should be executed on priority basis.
Court closure also affected during the Corona period
The prolonged closure of the court during the Corona period and the deployment of the police in other works has also affected the investigation and trial of cases related to crime. Now after the situation becomes normal, the government has started trying to fill this gap. The government has also directed to identify the big criminals and complete the investigation and trial in their cases at the earliest.