Special court to try cases against law makers inaugurated

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

High Court Judge Justice V.Ramasubramanian today digitally inaugurated the special court for Trial of Criminal Cases relating to Election of MPs and MLAs in all the 13 districts of the State.

The new special court is accommodated in an existing building of the City Civil Courts complex. Justice Ramasubramanian sitting in his office in Hyderabad sent an SMS to a designated mobile phone in the courtroom, which caused the curtains against the Judge’s podium to unroll, thus officially inaugurating the court. He said that the Supreme Court had ordered the establishment of a special court to take up cases against law makers following the case of Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay.

Justice Ramasubramanian said that all the 124 criminal cases pending with the courts in the 13 districts will be transferred to Krishna district. He who is also the administrative judge of Krishna district appreciated the efforts of Bezawada Bar Association, district judges and public prosecutors who had made the digital inauguration of courts an exemplary initiative.

The special court with 28 staff members would be headed by the district judge N.Ramesh Babu. Principal District and Sessions Judge, Krishna, Machilipatnam, Y.Lakshmana Rao, Metropolitan Sessions Judge A.V.Ravindra Babu, Bezawada Bar Association president Somu Krishna Murty and others were present.

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