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Stress On Criminal Justice Reforms

Bhubaneswar: Top Cop Sudhanshu Sarangi has stressed upon Criminal Justice Reforms process, while urging the need for building Internal Accountability in the Police Force.

Speaking on Criminal Justice Reforms, Dr.Sarangi, CMD Odisha Police Housing and Welfare Corporation elaborated the issue in details.

Former Twin City Police Commissioner. Dr. Sarangi delivered a highly informative talk on Criminal Justice Reforms to the students of Utkal University on Thursday.

Seminar was organised by the Odisha chapter of Indian Institute of Public Administration in collaboration with Public Administration Dept of the varsity.

As the Chief Speaker, Dr. Sarangi spoke about the importance of insulating the Police force from external interference, measures to boost general public’s confidence in the police and building internal accountability in the police force.

He talked about various recommendations such as introduction of a Custody Officer in Police Stations, the presence of a Lawyer while taking down statements etc. among many others in the matter of Police Reforms.

He informed that these recommendations are going to be presented to the Law Commission of India in May 2021.

Dr.Sarangi also answered to student’s queries in a lucid manner, which was appreciated by the student community, said sources.

Prof. Sabita Acharya, Vice-Chancellor was also present in the seminar and emphasized on gender justice in her address.

Sarat Chandra Mishra, Chairman, IIPA and Swarnamayee Tripathy, HoD of Public Administration Department were present and spoke on the occasion.