They have been asked to provide proper furniture and adequate stock of forensic evidence kit. If the victim’s dress is kept as evidence, she should be provided with clothes and doctors handling such cases will be sensitised in collaboration with Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), which will also counsel the victim.
“It was felt that the procedure must be altered keeping in mind the privacy and comfort of the victim, who has already undergone severe trauma. The new guidelines will ensure due care and proper examination of sexual assault victims,” said Delhi health minister AK Walia. HTC