Kerala government contemplating setting up separate courts for women: CM Thiruvananthapuram News – Times of India

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala The government on Saturday said it plans to set up separate courts to try crimes against women to ensure speedy justice to them.
“The state government will consider setting up separate courts to try crimes against women, which will also help in delivering speedy justice. We will also consider ward level awareness schemes to combat domestic violence cases against women. When an issue comes to the fore, the ward-level mechanism can intervene swiftly. Local self-government bodies play a major role in this regard,” the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
He was speaking at an online function to mark the inauguration of various projects under the Home Department, including new police stations built in the state.
Recently, the state has seen a surge in news reports regarding crimes against women, including domestic violence.
In an online function, Vijayan inaugurated newly constructed buildings for police stations at Ramankari, Edathua in Alappuzha district, Thrithala in Palakkad district and Chokali in Kannur district.
“The Ramankari and Edathua police stations, which were completely destroyed in the 2018 floods, were rebuilt seven feet above ground level to deal with the floods,” a state government release said.
Police stations have a reading room, kid-friendly areas, dining rooms and a room for transgenders.
The Chief Minister also inaugurated Kannur Rural District Police Office, Upper Subordinate Quarters at Kozhikode, new barracks at Agale in Palakkad district, district level training centers at Kollam and Thrissur and Malabar Special Police Museum for preservation of rare police documents and district level forensic laboratories. did. in Ernakulam and Malappuram.

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