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Cases at Sakhi One Stop Center will get free legal aid on priority basis

IANS | November 17, 2020 01:48 PM

KAPURTHALA:Deputy Commissioner Kapurthala Deepti Uppal has issued orders to provide legal aid to the aggrieved women at Sakhi One Stop Center Kapurthala on priority basis.

During the meeting of the managing committee of Sakhi One Stop Center, the Deputy Commissioner asked the Secretary District Legal Services Authority to ensure that every victim woman who came to Sakhi One Stop Center be given legal aid on priority basis.

She said that this center was set up by the district administration to provide safe haven to the aggrieved women as well as to provide all kinds of medical and legal aid, so that legal aid could be provided in such cases without any delay.

The Deputy Commissioner also directed SMO Kapurthala to conduct a medical examination and submit a report on the basis of the priority of the women victims visiting the center so that speedy justice could be done in such cases.

Apart from this necessary instructions were also given to the police officers to provide police security at the center.

The Deputy Commissioner asked the District Program Officer to keep in touch with the various concerned departments for the best services at the center.(EOM)
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