DCW sets up panel to ban sale of acid

  • By Hindu
  • | Thursday | 14th September, 2017

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Wednesday set up an expert committee for banning the sale of acid in the Capital. Apex court instructionsThe DCW said in a statement, “The committee will research on compliance of various instructions issued by the Supreme Court and governments to prevent the sale of acid. The panel will also look into the rehabilitation of acid attack victims. 11-member panelThe 11-member committee will comprise police officers, lawyers and officials from various government departments, the DCW said, adding that the panel will be led by senior Supreme Court lawyer Rebecca John. “The committee will also study best practices and policies devised in the country or abroad for rehabilitation of the victims,” read the statement.

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