1.66 lakh women repression cases pending with tribunals
Published : Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 at 10:45 PM Count : 133
Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq on Wednesday said about 1.66 lakh cases are pending with Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunals across the country.
"As of December 31, 2017, the total number of cases which are under trial in the Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunals across Bangladesh is 1,65,550 ones," he said replying to an un-starred (written) question from Awami league MP Didarul Alam (Chittagong-4).
Of the cases, 44,546 are in Dhaka Division, while 43,030 in Chittagong Division, 16,128 in Rajshahi Division, 19,138 in Khulna Division, 10,163 in Barisal Division, 11,807 in Sylhet Division and 20,738 in Rangpur Division, the minister said, reports UNB.
He said the approval was given to constitute 41 more Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunals for the quick disposal of cases.