Thursday, March 1, 2012

Juvenile Justice(Care &Protection)Act Workshop At Warangal,25-02-2012

The Andhra Pradesh Judicial Academy had convened a one day workshop on Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act 2000 with stake holders of four districts, Nalgonda, Mahbubnagar, Khammam and Warangal, at Vagdevi college, Hanamkonda on 25th February.Fourteen Departments  Officials of the Government like Police, Education, Labour, etc. Judicial Officers, Child Welfare Committees and Juvenile Justice Boards of the four districts attended the Work shop.
Principal District and Sessions Judge K.A.P  Swamy  stated that there is need to pay special attention  for the welfare of Juvenile Offenders in the society.Warangal Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kumar assured that the JJ Board and CWC will be involved in their Crime Review Meetings. He also stressed the need to set up a Special Police Juvenile Unit in Warangal District. A.P. Judicial Academy Faculty Member and Judge Mangari Rajender urged the Police to be empathetic towards the children and there is need  of N.G.Os to interact with Police when they deal with the cases of Children. He  also requested the CWCs, Police and NGOs to coordinate with each other.Judicial Academy is going to release  Monthly News Letters on the legal issues he said. The day long workshop could enlighten the participants  on the JJ Act in detail.

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