Supreme Court approves Witness Protection Scheme 2018; Directs Centre, States to enforce the same

Murali Krishnan December 5 2018
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In a significant judgment passed today, the Supreme Court has given effect to Witness Protection Scheme 2018. The Court directed that the same shall be enforced by the Central and State governments till the enactment of a suitable parliamentary or State legislation in this regard.

The judgment was passed by a Bench of Justices AK Sikri and S Abdul Nazeer in a petition filed by witnesses in the rape cases against Godman Asaram Bapu.

The Witness Protection Scheme 2018 . . .

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