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Verma panel: students give suggestions

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Gurgaon, January 08, 2013
First Published: 00:59 IST(8/1/2013) | Last Updated: 01:00 IST(8/1/2013)

After the Centre constituted a committee under Justice (retired) JS Verma to review existing laws in the wake of the December 16 gangrape, students of the ITM University Law School in Gurgaon organised a brainstorming session to discuss recommendations that can be put up for consideration.

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The Registrar of the University, Brigadier (retired) SK Sharma, said, "The need of the hour is to ensure that the law executing machinery is sensitive towards women."

A number of suggestions were made involving enhancement of punishment and changes in the procedure of lodging FIRs, apart from other police and judiciary reforms.

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