Minister for Horticulture, Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari today direct the legal counsels, public prosecutors and police officers to present the facts of the criminal cases with due diligence before the courts.
He made these remarks during a high-level meeting called to review the status of criminal cases before different courts.
The meeting was attended by Minister of State for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ajay Nanda, Advocate General Jehangir Iqbal Ganie, Principal Secretary Home R K Goyal, DGP Dr S P Vaid, Secretary Law Abdul Majeed Bhat, IGP Kashmir SP Pani, DIG CRK, Director prosecution, officers of Law Department, law officers representing the state in High Court, Public Prosecutors, Chief Prosecuting Officers of Kashmir.
Bukhari directed the concerned to ensure that all the groundwork related to the cases is properly done so that guilty do not go scot free.
Saying that appeals/ revisions should be done within a given period, the Law Minister asked the participants that any reference beyond limitation shall not be entertained unless it is supported by cogent reasons for the delay.