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Court verdict in 40 days! Now that's a record

December 16, 2004 22:20 IST

In what is considered a national record, a fast track courtin Chennai delivered its verdict in 44 days.

The court sentenced four persons on Thursday(December 16) for murder in a case that was registered only on November 2.

The judge, K Ashokan, sentenced Gajendran, Yoganandan, Suresh and Selvam to7 years rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 2,000 each for the murder of one Balaji in a drunken quarrel.

The case was registered by the police on November2 and the evidence was recorded between December 13 and 15.

Claiming it to be a national record, public prosecutor Jyothimani told newspersons that a few months ago a case in Scotland had been decided in 60 days.

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Number of User Comments: 9

Sub: This is cool

I wish that everybody should learn from this..

Posted by Kanwaljeet

Sub: A good start , but would it last

I think this is a good start , but unfortunately this would be the only case . The judiciary in india i still very sluggish ...

Posted by wilson abraham

Sub: Court verdict in 40 days.

This is an example how justice is delivered without derailed or denied. I mean derailed because derailed justice shift sympathy to criminal's family from that ...

Posted by H.M. Gulgulia

Sub: court verdict

wow...that was something...that too coming from india. i wish all the cases are solved in this speed..india will be much better country if this happens.i ...

Posted by aarati

Sub: too fast, too quick

it is good to see that the courts are deciding the matter in 40 days in murder cases. the judge should remember, justice hurried is ...

Posted by lakshminarayan



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