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Chief Justice Asks SC, High Courts To Put All Graft Cases On Fast Track

PTI 13 Dec 2010, 18:49:03 IST
New Delhi, Dec 13: The Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia has directed the Supreme Court, all High Courts and districts courts in the country to put all corruption related cases on "fast track" on priority basis.

In letters to Chief Justices of High Courts and districts courts, the CJI has asked them to ensure that all cases registered under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 be "fast tracked and taken up for hearing on priority basis", Secretary General of the Supreme Court A I S Cheema said.

Similar directive has been issued to the Supreme Court registry to process the list of corruption cases to be put "high on board", he said. PTI