At Delhi’s Mahila Courts, women prosecutors yet to replace men

  • | Friday | 7th December, 2018

Following Delhi government orders to attach only women prosecutors with the city’s Mahila Courts, the Directorate of Prosecution (DE) has replaced nine male prosecutors with women prosecutors. However, as per data, of the 25 functional Mahila courts in the capitals, 12 courts still have male prosecutors. The RTI response stated that the prosecution department had posted 21 male Assistant Public Prosecutors at Mahila Courts. Jamshed Ansari, an APP, who is posted at a Mahila Court in Saket, said: “Around 12 Mahila Courts still have male prosecutors, including mine. According to an order issued by Director of Prosecution Pankaj Sanghi, dated November 15, nine male prosecutors were transferred from Mahila Courts to various courts.

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