Supreme Court asks Centre to frame scheme to set up Special Courts to try criminal legislators

Chandan Goswami November 1 2017
Vulnerable witnesses

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to frame a scheme to set up Special Courts to deal with cases pertaining to criminal legislators.

The order was passed by a bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Navin Sinha in a PIL filed by Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking lifetime ban on convicted legislators.

The bench has asked the Centre to submit a draft scheme within 6 weeks.

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