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60 new CBI courts to be set up across the country: CJI

india Updated: Apr 03, 2009 10:06 IST

In an effort to increase the disposal rate of cases involving CBI, the Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan on Friday announced the setting up of 60 new CBI courts across the country.“60 new CBI courts will be set up across the country. A recent survey shows 9000 cases involving CBI are pending in various courts,” Balakrishnan said.

He was delivering the 10th D P Kohli Memorial Lecture here on “Criminal Justice System - Growing Responsibility in the face of Challenges in modern Society.”The lecture is organised annually by CBI since 2000 in honour of its founder-director (Late) D P Kohli who headed the Special Police Establishment and the agency from 1955 to 1968.